Looking to win big? The Fightin’ Blue Hens and Tigers face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Tigers are hosting the game at SECU Arena in Towson, MD. The over/under for this game is set at 135 points, and Towson is favored by -3.5 vs. Delaware in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.
DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS TOWSON TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Towson Tigers -3.5
This game will be played at SECU Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 8th.
WHY BET THE TOWSON TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Tigers.
- Not only will Towson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 135 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Do the Fightin’ Blue Hens Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?
Delaware enters this game as a 3.5-point underdog. They have gone 1-6 as the underdog this season, and they come in with a 14-9 record overall. The Fightin’ Blue Hens have won two straight games and are 6-4 on the road this season.
In their last game, Delaware defeated Monmouth by a score of 84-80. They have gone 2-3 on the road in their last five games, and over their last ten road games, they are 6-4.
As the underdog, Delaware has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 5-2. Overall, the Blue Hens are 12-9 vs. the spread this year. On the road, Delaware has an ATS record of 7-3, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-3 vs. the spread.
Delaware’s over/under record for the season is 11-10 and today’s line of 135 is similar to the average over/under line of 143.3 in their games. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 135. The average scoring total in their last three games is 139 points.
In their recent matchup, the Delaware offense ended with 84 points against Monmouth. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50.9% and made 10 threes. For the season, the Delaware offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 7.4 made three’s per contest.
In terms of defense, Delaware is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 70.6 points per game. Delaware’s three-point defense is currently 118th in the country at 6.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.7% of their shots vs. Delaware.
Can Towson Deliver Being Favored at Home?
At home this season, Towson has been dominant, going 9-3 with an average scoring margin of +3.5 points per game. They have won six straight games at home, and over their last ten games at home, they are 8-2.
On the year, the Tigers have been favored 11 times, going 9-2 in those games. They are coming off a 59-56 loss to Hofstra, and they are 14-9 overall this season.
At home this season, Towson has an ATS mark of 6-6 and an overall ATS record of 11-10. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 5-5 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, Towson is 2-1 ATS, and over their last 10 home games, they have an ATS mark of 6-3.
On the season, the over/under record in Towson games is 8-13 and today’s line of 135 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (132.3). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 131 points.
Towson offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 56 points against Hofstra. In that game, they made 6/24 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 30%. Christian May is leading the team in scoring at 12 points per contest. Dylan Williamson has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 10.4 going into the game.
So far this season, the Towson defense has been performing well, ranking 22nd in the country at 64.2 points allowed per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Towson’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.7% this season.