Only one more half stands between Northeastern and the win they were favored to collect coming into this afternoon. They have jumped out to a quick 40-30 lead against Monmouth.
Northeastern came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We’ll see if they’re able to flip the script or if it’ll just be more of the same.
Monmouth Hawks @ Northeastern Huskies
Current Records: Monmouth 13-11, Northeastern 9-15
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: Matthews Arena — Boston, Massachusetts
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Ticket Cost: $15.00
What to Know
The Monmouth Hawks and the Northeastern Huskies will face off in a Coastal Athletic clash at 1:00 p.m. ET on February 10th at Matthews Arena. Monmouth is no doubt hoping to put an end to a nine-game streak of away losses.
Last Thursday, the Hawks didn’t have too much breathing room in their match against the Tribe, but they still walked away with a 68-64 win.
Monmouth got their victory on the backs of several key players, but it was Jaret Valencia out in front who scored 11 points along with six blocks. Valencia is on a roll when it comes to blocks, as he’s now posted two or more in the last three games he’s played. The team also got some help courtesy of Cornelius Robinson Jr., who scored 12 points along with five rebounds.
Northeastern can finally bid farewell to their four-game losing streak thanks to their game on Thursday. They came out on top against the Fighting Camels by a score of 86-76. The high flying offensive effort was a huge turnaround for Northeastern considering their 55-point performance the game before.
Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead Northeastern to victory, but perhaps none more so than Luka Sakota, who scored 24 points along with two steals. As a matter of fact, that’s the most points Sakota has scored all season. Another player making a difference was Rashad King, who scored 17 points along with two blocks.
The Hawks are on a roll lately: they’ve won three of their last four matches, which provided a nice bump to their 13-11 record this season. As for the Huskies, their win bumped their record up to 9-15.
Monmouth will be fighting an uphill battle on Saturday as the experts have pegged them as the 3.5-point underdog. For those looking to play the spread, take note: they are a solid 8-3 against the spread when playing on the road.
Everything went Monmouth’s way against the Huskies in their previous matchup back in January as the Hawks made off with a 81-62 win. The rematch might be a little tougher for Monmouth since the team won’t have the home-court advantage this time around. We’ll see if the change in venue makes a difference.
Northeastern is a 3.5-point favorite against Monmouth, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Huskies as a 3-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 143 points.
Northeastern and Monmouth both have 1 win in their last 2 games.
- Jan 08, 2024 – Monmouth 81 vs. Northeastern 62
- Feb 16, 2023 – Northeastern 77 vs. Monmouth 62