Towson vs. Hofstra - 2/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hofstra Pride (17-10) at Towson Tigers (12-15)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers +4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers and the Hofstra Pride face off on Wednesday I the Towson Center in CAA college basketball action.
The Towson Tigers are 12-15 this season and coming off of a win over Hofstra that ended a three game losing skid. Towson is averaging 63.1 points and they are shooting 40.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.8 percent. John Davis leads the Tigers averaging 11.9 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Four McGlynn is averaging 11.4 points, Byron Hawkins is averaging 7.5 points, and Timajh Parker-Rivera is averaging 7.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Towson is 4-6 at home and 5-9 in Colonial Athletic Association play.
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The Hofstra Pride is 17-10 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Hofstra is averaging 78.2 and they are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Juan’ya Green is averaging 17.2 points and 6.6 assists per game to lead the Pride. Ameen Tanksley is averaging 17.1 points and 6.0 rebounds, Brian Bernardi is averaging 11.5 points, and Dion Nesmith is averaging 10.3 points. Hofstra is 9-5 on the road and 8-6 in CAA.
Towson is 6-1-1 against the spread against the CAA, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Hofstra is 7-3-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games, 0-4 against the spread following a win, and 8-3-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The favorite has covered the point spread in seven of the last nine meetings of these two.
Hofstra is just the better team and they are the play here even on the road.