Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Seahawks? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, NC. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 131.5 points, and UNCW is favored by -3.5 to win at home against Towson.

TOWSON TIGERS VS UNCW SEAHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNCW Seahawks -3.5

This game will be played at Trask Coliseum at 2:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE UNCW SEAHAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Seahawks.
  • Not only will UNCW pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Do the Tigers Have What it Takes in Wilmington?

As the underdog, Towson has a record of 4-7 this season. They come into this game with a record of 18-12, including a 11-6 record in Coastal Athletic Association play. On the road, they are 6-6 this season, and their average scoring margin is +2.8 points per game.

In their last game, the Tigers beat North Carolina A&T by a score of 84-58. Over their last 10 games, they have gone 5-5 on the road, and they are 3-2 in their last five road games. So far this season, they have been the underdog 11 times, and their record in those games is 4-7.

As the underdog, Towson has an ATS record of 5-6 this season and an overall ATS mark of 15-13. On the road, the Tigers have gone 7-5 vs. the spread this year and are 2-1 in their last three road games vs. the ATS. They have a 4-1 ATS mark in their last five road games and are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road contests.

This season, the over/under record for Towson games is 12-16 and today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than their season average over/under line of 132.9. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

Towson’s offense had a good outing, putting up 84 points against North Carolina A&T. They achieved a 52.3% field goal percentage and went 7/13 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Christian May with 15 points. Nendah Tarke also added 12 points for the Tigers.

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 15th nationally, allowing an average of 63.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.4 threes per game vs. UNCW. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.5%.

Can the Seahawks Please their Home Crowd?

UNCW enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 20 of their 29 games this season. They have a record of 14-6 in those games. The Seahawks are 7-3 at home this season, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five home games.

Overall, UNCW has gone 20-9 this season, and they are 11-5 in Coastal Athletic Association games. They are coming off of a 69-58 loss to Hofstra.

UNCW has not been a good team to bet on this season, as they are only 12-13 against the spread. Their home ATS record is just 3-7 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seahawks are just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than the average over/under line in UNCW’s games this year (143.8). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 158 points.

The UNCW offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 58 points versus Hofstra. During the game, they attempted 20 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 41.8%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Trazarien White who comes into today’s matchup averaging 19.8. Shykeim Phillips also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.9.

On defense, UNCW is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.9 threes per game vs. Towson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.6%.