UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs. Delaware Blue Hens - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (5-12) at UNC Wilmington Seahawks (12-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Trask Coliseum)
The Line: UNC Wilmington Seahawks -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens travel down the coast to face the North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks Thursday.
The Delaware Blue Hens were expected to make a little noise in the CAA and still could but things have been quiet. The Blue Hens have dropped nine in a row after a 69-60 loss to visiting Northeastern Saturday as a 7.5 point home dog. UD led by five after 20 minutes but the Huskies stormed back behind a 46 point second half. Northeastern held the Blue Hens to 40% from the field and countered with 45% which gave them a few more baskets and five more threes. Delaware received a game high 23 points and 15 rebounds on 9-18 shooting from Marvin King Davis with Cazmon Hayes tossing in 15. Kory Holden added 12 points and six helpers while Anthony Mosley contributed nine points and six pulls.
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The North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks might be the surprise team so far in the Colonial but we’ll see what happens over the long haul. The Seahawks are battling for the top spot in the conference as they improved to 4-2 after a 97-94, overtime victory versus visiting William & Mary. The Tribe connected at 49% and totaled eight more looks at the basket thanks to 16 UNCW giveaways. The Seahawks won thanks to 54% shooting and a 13-27 effort from distance. Denzel Ingram paced the Seahawks with a game high 30 points on 8-13 on threes with CJ Bryce netting 20 points. Chris Flemmings added 19 points and eight boards while Jordan Talley contributed 13 points, seven pulls and seven assists.
Delaware are 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 road games and are 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 11-5 in the Seahawks last 16 overall. This number looks about right so no edge to exploit for me so going with potential but sitting this out…