Towson vs. Delaware - 1/12/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (7-10) at Towson Tigers (8-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -10.5 -- Over/Under: 129 See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers and the Delaware Blue Hens face off on Thursday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball action.
The Towson Tigers are 8-9 this season and they are currently on a 4-game losing streak. Towson is averaging 68.9 points per game and they are shooting 40.1 percent from the floor and 29.6 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 69.4 points and their opponents are shooting 40.8 percent. Mike Morsell leads the Tigers averaging 15 points per game. Arnaud William Adala Moto is averaging 11.7 points and 6.1 rebounds for Towson, John Davis averaging 10.5 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Deshaun Morman is averaging 10.4 points. Towson is 4-3 at home and 1-1 in the CAA this season.
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The Delaware Blue Hens are 7-10 this season and they have lost their last 4 games. Delaware is averaging 62.9 points per game and they are shooting 40.1 percent from the floor and 29.6 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 69.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.8 percent. Ryan Daly leads the Blue Hens averaging 13.8 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. Anthony Mosley is averaging 10.6 points, Cazmon Hayes is averaging 9.9 points, and Chivarsky Corbett is averaging 8.9 points. Delaware is 3-5 in road games and 0-4 in CAA games this season.
Towson is 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 2-5 against the spread following a loss, and 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 home games. Delaware is 4-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, 4-9-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 2-5 against the spread in Thursday games. The underdog has covered the point spread in 7 of the last 10 meetings of these 2 teams.
Neither of these teams are playing well so getting double digits with Delaware is the better play.