William & Mary vs. James Madison - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
James Madison Dukes (4-13) at William & Mary Tribe (11-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Kaplan Arena)
The Line: William & Mary Tribe -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: TRIBE ATHLETICS TV
Coming up on Thursday from Kaplan Arena, the James Madison Dukes and the William & Mary Tribe will be meeting up in college basketball action.
James Madison enters this game with a 4-13 record so far. The Dukes have lost their last five straight games, most recently falling to Northeastern on Sunday. In that one, Dukes guard Darius Banks put up 16 points.
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Stuckey Mosley leads James Madison in scoring this year with 19.8 PPG. Joey McLean is second on the Dukes with 11.6 PPG, and Matt Lewis is also in double-digits with 10.6 PPG and 3.6 RPG so far.
Over on the William & Mary side, they’re currently 11-4 on the year. The Tribe has won four straight games, most recently taking out Drexel on Sunday. In that game, William & Mary’s David Cohn led the team with 26 points.
Nathan Knight leads the Tribe in scoring this year with 19.8 PPG and 8.5 RPG, and Matt Milon is second on 15.1 PPG. Also in double-figures for William & Mary are Cohn (13.1 PPG; 6.8 APG), Justin Pierce (12.5 PPG; 8.7 RPG) and Connor Burchfield (12.4 PPG).
James Madison is 3-0-1 ATS in their last four Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last five games following an ATS loss. The Dukes are also 4-1 ATS in their last five road games and the over is 6-0 in their last six versus the Colonial Athletic Association.
Meanwhile, the Tribe are 4-0 ATS in their last four games following a straight-up win and 4-0 ATS in their last four following an ATS win. William & Mary are also 17-5-1 ATS in their last 23 games overall and 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall.
Aside from getting drilled by Northeastern twice, the Dukes haven’t been too far off the pace in their losses over the last month or so. As for William & Mary, they’ve had a couple of losses to solid teams in that stretch (Ohio State and TCU) but overall have been pretty dominant. The last time these two met was an 84-76 win for the Tribe, and I’m taking them again here to cover.