Elon Phoenix vs. Delaware Blue Hens - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Delaware Blue Hens (5-16) at Elon Phoenix (13-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Alumni Gym)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -9 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
The Delaware Blue Hens will travel to play the Elon Phoenix in a CAA game on Thursday.
The Elon Phoenix are 13-10 (4-6) and are coming off of a win against Northeastern by a score of 71-67. Elon has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 7th in the CAA standings. Elon is averaging 77.8 points per game while giving up 77.8 points per game. Elon is also averaging 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game. Tanner Samson is averaging 13.5 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game for Elon. Luke Eddy is averaging 11.4 points per game and 4.9 assists per game for the Phoenix. Elon is shooting 65.5% on free throws, 34.5% on three-pointers, and 44% on all field goal attempts.
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The Delaware Blue Hens are 5-16 (0-10) and are coming off of a loss to Towson by a score of 101-97. Delaware has lost 13 games in a row and is currently last in the CAA standings. Delaware is averaging 68.2 points per game while giving up 76.6 points per game. Delaware is also averaging 38.5 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per game. Kory Holden is averaging 18.3 points per game and 4.2 assists per game for Delaware. Marvin King-Davis is averaging 14.2 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game for the Blue Hens. Delaware is shooting 68.9% on free throws, 33% on three-pointers, and 40.6% on all field goal attempts.
Delaware is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. Delaware is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 4-1 in Delaware’s last 5 Thursday games. Elon is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. The under is 5-0 in Elon’s last 5 games.
Delaware has been awful this season and I do not see that changing here. Elon has been competitive in conference play and is at home in this game. I like Elon to take advantage of this slumping Delaware team and win big.