UNC Wilmington Seahawks (15-6) vs. William & Mary Tribe (5-18)
February 5, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: William & Mary Tribe +5 / UNC Wilmington Seahawks -5; Over/Under: -136.5
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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks and William & Mary Tribe meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Kaplan Arena. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks look for a win after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The William & Mary Tribe need a win after losing six of their last eight games.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are averaging 69.6 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Jaylen Sims is averaging 14.6 points and 2.2 assists, while Mike Okauru is averaging 11.9 points and 4.2 rebounds. Shykeim Phillips is the third double-digit scorer and Jaylen Fornes is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game.
The William & Mary Tribe are averaging 65.3 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 74.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Connor Kochera is averaging 12 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Ben Wight is averaging 12 points and 1 assist. Quinn Blair is the third double-digit scorer and Yuri Covington is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The William & Mary Tribe are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The William & Mary Tribe are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game.
The Seahawks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 11-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Tribe are 7-15-1 ATS in their last 23 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Seahawks last 6 road games. The under is 4-0 in Tribe last 4 overall. The home team is 10-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The William & Mary Tribe are a brutal basketball team and playing at home hasn’t helped much where they lose by an average of 5.2 points. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks don’t win comfortably a lot of the times, but they’re simply the better team here overall, and they are a profitable 12-7 against the spread on the year. I’ll lay the chalk with the Seahawks.