Looking to win big? The Phoenix and Pride face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Pride are hosting the game at Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. The over/under for this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest is set at 142 points, with Hofstra being favored by -13.5 at home against Elon.

ELON PHOENIX VS HOFSTRA PRIDE BETTING PICK

The Pick: Elon Phoenix +13.5

This game will be played at Mack Sports Complex at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE ELON PHOENIX:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Pride.
  • Even though we have Hofstra winning straight-up, we like Elon at +13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Elon Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Elon has struggled on the road this season, going just 5-11 compared to their 5-5 record at home. Overall, they are 12-16, including a 5-10 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. As the underdog, they are 3-15 this season.

Over their last 10 road games, Elon is just 3-7, including a 1-2 mark in their last three. Their most recent game was a 61-58 loss to Northeastern.

Elon has a below-average ATS record this season at 11-15, but they have been better vs. the spread on the road, going 8-8. As the underdog, the Phoenix are 6-12 vs. the spread this year. However, they have been perfect in their last three games as the underdog and have gone 3-0 ATS in their last three road games.

Elon’s over/under record this season is 14-11-1, and today’s line of 142 is lower than the average OU line in their games (146.4). Their last three games have had an average scoring total of 134 points, and their last 10 games have averaged 139 points compared to their season average of 147.3.

The Elon offense is coming off a game where they scored 58 points against Northeastern. They posted a field goal percentage of 40.7% and connected on 9 threes. The Elon offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.9 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 35% of their looks from outside this season.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Elon is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 75.5 points per game (259th). The Elon defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Northeastern to connect on 9 threes.

Can the Pride Secure a Win at Home?

At home this season, Hofstra has a record of 10-2, and they have won their last seven games at home. Overall, Hofstra has a record of 17-11, and they have won their last two games. So far, they have been favored in 22 of their 28 games, and they have a record of 16-6 when they are the favorite.

In their last game, the Pride beat Drexel by a score of 69-57. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 9-1, and they are coming off a perfect 5-0 record in their last five home games. This season, their average scoring margin at home is +6.7 points per game.

When looking at Hofstra’s ATS record this season, they are currently 11-15-1. At home, their ATS mark is 4-7-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Pride have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Hofstra games is 12-15, and today’s line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (144.8). So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points, which matches today’s line.

Coming off their recent game, the Hofstra offense tallied 69 points in a matchup against Drexel. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.2%, and they made 5 threes. Tyler Thomas was the leading scorer for the Pride, putting up 28 points. In addition, Darlinstone Dubar contributed 13 points.

At this time, the Pride’s defense is positioned 92nd in the country, permitting 68.9 points per game. The Hofstra defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 57 points and allowed Drexel to connect on 5 threes.