Delaware vs. Elon - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Elon Phoenix (15-15) at Delaware Blue Hens (7-21)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center)
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens and the Elon Phoenix face off on Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball action.
The Delaware Blue Hens are 7-21 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Delaware is averaging 66.6 points per game and they are shooting 40.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Kory Holden leads the Blue Hens averaging 17.4 points per game. Marvin King-Davis is averaging 14.6 points and 9.1 rebounds, Cazmon Hayes is averaging 11.6 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Anthony Mosely is averaging 10.2 points. Delaware is 5-6 at home and 2-15 in CAA play.
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The Elon Phoenix are 15-15 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. Elon is averaging 75.2 points per game and they are shooting 44.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.2 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Tanner Samson leads the Phoenix averaging 12.4 points per game. Luke Eddy is averaging 10.8 points, Dmitri Thompson is averaging 9.7 points, and Tyler Seibring is averaging 9.7 points. Elon is 7-7- on the road and 6-11 in CAA games.
Delaware is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games and 19-7-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Elon is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 5-1 against the spread on the road on the road against a team with a losing home record, and 7-16 against the spread following a double digit home loss.
Both of these teams are playing poorly but Elon is the better team so they are my choice here.