Delaware Blue Hens vs. William & Mary Tribe CAA Tournament Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/10/14
William & Mary Tribe (20-11) at Delaware Blue Hens (24-9)
College Basketball: Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Baltimore Arena)
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens -4.5 -- Over/Under: 152.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC SN
The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens and the William and Mary Tribe face off on Monday in Colonial Athletic Association Championship with a spot in the NCAA Tournament going to the winner.
The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens knocked off Northeastern on Sunday to advance to this game. Delaware finished in first place in CAA, were 16-2 in conference play, and 14-7 in games played away from home. Devon Saddler leads the Blue Hens averaging 19.8 points per game. Davon Usher is averaging 19.7 points and 6.0 rebounds, Jarvis Threatt is averaging 18.1 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.6 assists, Kyle Anderson is averaging 11.1 points, and Carl Baptiste is averaging 10.9 points and 8.0 rebounds. Delaware is averaging 79.7 points and hey are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Delaware won the last meeting of these two teams by 17 points.
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The William and Mary Tribe pulled the upset on Sunday knocking off Towson to advance to this game. William and Mary is 11-6 in CAA play and 10-7 in games played away from home. Marcus Thornton leads the Tribe averaging 18.6 points per game. Tim Rusthoven is averaging 11.9 points, Omar Prewitt is averaging 11.3 points, and Kyle Gallard is averaging 7.0 points per game. William and Mary is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 47.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.2 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. William and Mary has a lot of momentum coming in and they are hoping to keep it going.
Delaware is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games and 9-4 against the spread following a win. William and Mary is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games and 6-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Delaware has covered the point spread in 15 of the last 17 meetings of these two.
William and Mary have been focused and just tough and I like for them to play tough here and at the minimum get the cover if not the win.
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