Towson Tigers (3-0) vs. UNC Greensboro Spartans (1-1)
November 17, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: UNC Greensboro Spartans -1.5 / Towson Tigers +1.5; Over/Under: +130.5
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The Towson Tigers and UNC Greensboro Spartans meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Novant Health Fieldhouse. The Towson Tigers look to remain undefeated. The UNC Greensboro Spartans look to get a game above a .500 record.
The Towson Tigers are averaging 71.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 63.7 points on 39 percent shooting. Nicolas Timberlake is averaging 19.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Cameron Holden is averaging 12.7 points and 4 assists. Charles Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Jason Gibson is grabbing 1.3 rebounds. The Towson Tigers are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Towson Tigers are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 79 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Keondre Kennedy is averaging 14 points and 9 rebounds, while Mikeal Brown-Jones is averaging 11.5 points and 6 rebounds. Bas Leyte is the third double-digit scorer and Dante Treacy is grabbing 0.5 rebounds. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 30.9 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 15-4 ATS in their last 19 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games. The Spartans are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Tigers last 6 overall. The over is 4-1 in Spartans last 5 overall.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans are going to get the benefit of the doubt because they’re at home, but are we sure the Towson Tigers aren’t the better team with the best player on the floor? Towson has proven twice it can win on the road, and Timberlake has consistently been a quality player the last 3 years. I kind of believe we’re getting the better team in the underdog role, something I rarely pass up. Give me Towson.