Towson vs. Hofstra - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hofstra Pride (9-7) at Towson Tigers (12-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Hofstra Pride and Towson Tigers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the SECU Arena.
The Hofstra Pride look for a spark of consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Hofstra Pride are averaging 76.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.1 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Justin Wright-Foreman is averaging 25.4 points and 3.1 assists while Eli Pemberton is averaging 15.3 points and 4.9 rebounds. Rokas Gustys is dishing 1.8 assists and Joel Angus III is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Hofstra Pride are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Hofstra Pride are allowing 39.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Hofstra Pride have won four of their last six road games.
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The Towson Tigers also need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Towson Tigers are averaging 73.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Zane Martin is averaging 18.1 points and 2.1 assists while Mike Morsell is averaging 12.8 points and 3.6 rebounds. Brian Starr is dishing 2.6 assists and Eddie Keith II is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Towson Tigers are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The Towson Tigers are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game. The Towson Tigers have won 14 straight home games.
The Pride are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Colonial Athletic Association and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Tigers are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games, 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pride are 5-1-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Towson, 1-5-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the underdog is 4-0-2 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Hofstra Pride has a hisory of covering games against Towson and has had success on the road this season. The problem is the Pride are horrible defensively and playing a Towson squad that has great balance and doesn't lose at home. The Towson Tigers have also covered seven of their last nine home games. Hard not to like Towson and the reasonable line here.