Betting on today’s Fightin’ Blue Hens and Tribe game? Catch the action at Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, VA, as the Tribe hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on CBSS. Delaware is favored by -4.5 in this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest against William & Mary. The game’s over/under currently sits at 142.5 points.

DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE BETTING PICK

The Pick: William & Mary Tribe +4.5

This game will be played at Kaplan Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.

WHY BET THE WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Tribe.
  • Not only will William & Mary pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will the Fightin’ Blue Hens Defense Show Up in Williamsburg?

Delaware enters today’s game as a 4.5-point favorite, and they have gone 9-3 in games where they were favored this season. They are 12-9 overall, and they have gone 4-4 in Coastal Athletic Association play.

On the road, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have gone 5-4 this season, and they are coming off a 67-56 loss to Towson. Over their last 10 road games, Delaware has gone 6-4.

Against the spread, Delaware has gone 11-8 this season. On the road, their ATS mark stands at 6-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blue Hens have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last three road games, Delaware has gone 1-2 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Delaware games is 10-9, and today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.2). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 145 points.

In their most recent game, the Delaware offense put up just 56 points vs. the Towson Tigers. Overall, they are now averaging 75.3 points per game which is 178th in the country. On the offensive front, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 126th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 138th in terms of percentage and 210th in three-pointers made.

In terms of defense, Delaware is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. William & Mary. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.3%.

Will the Tribe Find a Way to Win at Home?

William & Mary enters this game with an overall record of 8-13, including a 3-5 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. At home this season, the Tribe are just 4-5, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak at home.

For the season, William & Mary has been the underdog in 13 of their 21 games, going just 2-11 in those contests. So far, they have been the underdog in five of their last 10 games, going 5-5 over that stretch.

William & Mary’s ATS record this season is 8-11, including a 4-5 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tribe have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in William & Mary’s games this season (143.5). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 134 points, which is lower than the average over/under record on the season (10-9).

The William & Mary offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against Northeastern. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.9% and connected on 10 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Matteus Case with 15 points. Trey Moss also added 14 points for the Tribe.

Currently, the Tribe’s defense holds the 176th rank in the nation, allowing 72.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Northeastern, the Huskies finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 68 points vs. William & Mary.