Elon Phoenix vs. Towson Tigers - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Towson Tigers (16-8) at Elon Phoenix (14-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Alumni Gym)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers will travel to play the Elon Phoenix in a CAA game on Saturday.
The Elon Phoenix are 14-10 (5-6) and are coming off of a win against Delaware by a score of 83-56. Elon has won 2 games in a row and is currently 7th in the CAA standings. Elon is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 76.9 points per game. Elon is also averaging 38.6 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game. Tanner Samson is averaging 13.4 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game for Elon. Luke Eddy is averaging 11 points per game and 5 assists per game for the Phoenix. Elon is shooting 66% on free throws, 34.2% on three-pointers, and 44.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Towson Tigers are 16-8 (7-4) and are coming off of a loss to Charleston by a score of 65-47. Towson has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 4th in the CAA standings. Towson does have a win against UNC Wilmington, who is 1st in the CAA. Towson is averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 65.8 points per game. Towson is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game. William Adala Moto is averaging 14.1 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game for Towson. Byron Hawkins is averaging 13.4 points per game and 2.7 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Towson is shooting 68.4% on free throws, 33.1% on three-pointers, and 42.2% on all field goal attempts.
Towson is 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games following an ATS loss. Towson is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up loss. The under is 12-4 in Towson’s last 16 games following an ATS loss. Elon is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The under is 6-0 in Elon’s last 6 games. The under is 4-0 in Elon’s last 4 Saturday games.
Towson is trending in the wrong direction, while Elon has won their last 2 games. Towson plays much better defense than Elon, but Elon has a higher scoring offense. Towson has the rebounding advantage, while Elon is the better shooting team. With the way Elon has played lately, I like them at home.