Looking to win big? The Phoenix and Tigers face off at 9:00 ET on CBSS. The Tigers are hosting the game at SECU Arena in Towson, MD. This Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup has an over/under of 137 points, and Towson is favored to win by -12.5 at home vs. Elon.

ELON PHOENIX VS TOWSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Elon Phoenix +12.5

This game will be played at SECU Arena at 9:00 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE ELON PHOENIX:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Towson winning straight-up, we like Elon at +12.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Phoenix Exceed Expectations on the Road?

Elon has not been good on the road this season, going just 4-9. Their average margin of defeat on the road is -7.0, and they have lost five straight away from home. However, they are coming off a 79-64 loss to Stony Brook, and they are 2-1 in their last three road games.

Overall, Elon is 10-14 on the year, including a 3-8 mark in the Coastal Athletic Association. They have been the underdog in 14 of their 24 games, going just 1-13 in those contests. The Phoenix are 7-1 when they are favored.

Elon has struggled against the spread this season, going just 8-14. As the underdog, their ATS mark is even worse at 3-11. Over their last three games as the underdog, Elon is 0-3 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Elon sits at 12-9-1. Today’s over/under line of 137 is lower than the average OU line in their games (147.2). Over their last three games, their average scoring total is 137 points, which matches the OU line for today’s game.

Coming off their recent game, the Elon offense tallied 64 points in a matchup against Stony Brook. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40.4%, and they made 8 threes. Leading Elon in scoring vs. Stony Brook was Sam Sherry with his 15 points. TK Simpkins also added 15 points for the Phoenix.

At present, the Phoenix’s defense is nationally ranked 271st, allowing 76.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Towson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.6%.

Can Towson Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Coming into this game, Towson has lost two straight games, including their most recent contest against Delaware by a score of 74-62. On the season, the Tigers have an overall record of 14-10, including a 7-4 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. At home, they are 9-4 this season and have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

For the season, Towson has been the favorite in 12 of their 24 games, going 9-3 in those contests. Overall, they have a scoring margin of +2.3 points per game at home, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five games at home.

As the favorite this season, Towson has gone 6-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-7 overall and 1-2 in their last three. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Towson games is 9-13 and today’s line of 137 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (132.4). So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than 137, including the average scoring total in their last three games (136).

Towson offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 62 points against Delaware. In that game, they made 4/17 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40%. On offense, Towson has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 185th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 65%.

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 25th in the country at 64.6 points per contest. In today’s game, the Towson defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 74 points.