Planning on watching today’s Phoenix and Eagles game? Catch the action at Rock Hill Sports & Event Center in Rock Hill, SC, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 2:30 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 154.5 points, and the Eagles are favored to win at home vs. the Phoenix.
ELON PHOENIX VS WINTHROP EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Elon Phoenix +12.5
This game will be played at Rock Hill Sports & Event Center at 2:30 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE ELON PHOENIX:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Eagles.
- Even though we have Winthrop winning straight-up, we like Elon at +12.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Can Elon Secure a Road Victory?
Elon comes into this game with a 3-2 record after defeating Holy Cross 83-69. In their previous five games on the road, including last year, Elon has gone 2-3. As of today, Elon’s ATS record is 3-2. In road games this season, Elon is 2-2 vs. the spread, and in their last ten road games, they are 5-4-1 ATS.
Through five games, Elon has an over/under record of 4-0-1 with their games averaging a combined 159.4 points per game so far. When looking at the Phoenix’s last three games, their over/under record is 2-0-1, with their games averaging 79 points per game.
Elon’s offense had a good outing, putting up 83 points against Holy Cross. They achieved a 55.9% field goal percentage and went 6/11 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Phoenix was Max Mackinnon with 16 points, while Zac Ervin also chipped in with 15 points.
Looking at the Elon defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 80.6 points per game (161st). The Elon defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed Holy Cross to connect on 9 threes.
Will the Eagles Make it Happen at Home?
As they head into their 5th game of the season, Winthrop will face Elon with a record of 2-2. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, Winthrop has a record of 4-6. Winthrop’s ATS record heading into today’s game stands at 2-2. In home games this season, Winthrop is 2-1 vs. the spread. In their previous ten home games, they have a record of 5-5 vs. the spread.
After four games, Winthrop has an over/under record of 1-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 138.8 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Eagles’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 78 points per game.
The Winthrop offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against IUPUI. They posted a field goal percentage of 48.9% and connected on 7 threes. Kelton Talford led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, K.J. Doucet contributed 16 points for the Eagles.
At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 33rd, allowing 61.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.6 threes per game vs. Elon. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 25.8%.