Towson vs. Elon - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Elon Phoenix (15-13) at Towson Tigers (18-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC SN
The Towson Tigers and the Elon Phoenix face off on Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball action.
The Towson Tigers are 18-10 this season but they have lost three of their last five games. Towson is averaging 71 points per game and they are shooting 42.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. William Adolo Moto leads the Tigers averaging 14.4 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Byron Hawkins is averaging 13.5 points, Mike Morsell is averaging 13.2 points, and John Davis is averaging 10.4 points and 5.5 rebounds. Towson is 10-3 at home and 9-6 in CAA play.
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The Elon Phoenix are 15-13 this season and they are coming off of a win over Drexel that ended a three game losing skid. Elon is averaging 76.3 points per game and they are shooting 44.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.7 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. Tanner Samson leads the Phoenix averaging 12.7 points per game. Luke Eddy is averaging 10.9 points, Tyler Seibring is averaging 9.9 points, and Dmitri Thompson is averaging 9.6 points. Elon is 7-6 on the road and 6-9 in CAA games.
Towson is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 4-9-1 against the spread in their last 14 home games, and 2-6-1 against the spread in their last nine games following a game that they covered the point spread. Elon is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, and 5-2 against the spread against the CAA.
This should be a close one and we are going to be glad we have the points.