James Madison vs. William & Mary - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
William & Mary Tribe (19-10) at James Madison Dukes (21-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
The Line: James Madison Dukes +2.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5 See the Latest Odds
The James Madison Dukes and the William and Mary Tribe face off on Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball action.
The James Madison Dukes are 21-10 this season and they have won two of their last three games. James Madison is averaging 74.5 points per game and they are shooting 44.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. Ron Curry leads the Dukes averaging 17.2 points per game. Shakir Brown is averaging 11.3 points and 5.9 rebounds, Yohanny Dalembert is averaging 9.4 points and 7.0 rebounds, and Jackson Kent is averaging 7.7 points. James Madison is 11-7 in the CAA and 0-1 in neutral site games.
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The William and Mary Tribe are 19-10 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. William and Mary is averaging 76.3 points per game and they are shooting 47.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Omar Prewitt leads the Tribe averaging 18 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Daniel Dixon is averaging 13.1 points, Terry Tarpey is averaging 11 points and 8.0 rebounds, and David Cohn is averaging 9.6 points. William and Mary is 11-7 in the CAA and this is their first neutral site game of the year.
James Madison is 8-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 7-2 against the spread following a win, and 6-2 against the spread against the CAA. William and Mary is 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six neutral site games, and 9-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
It’s just a lean as I see this one being tight but I will take the points with James Madison.