Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Tribe and Phoenix. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on CBSS, and it’s hosted by the Phoenix at Schar Center in Elon, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 142.5 points, and Elon is favored by -3.5 vs. William & Mary in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.

WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE VS ELON PHOENIX BETTING PICK

The Pick: Elon Phoenix -3.5

This game will be played at Schar Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE ELON PHOENIX:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Phoenix.
  • Not only will Elon pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will William & Mary Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

William & Mary will look to snap their eight-game losing streak when they take on Elon on the road. So far this season, the Tribe have gone 2-12 on the road, and their average scoring margin is -9.1 points per game.

As the underdog, William & Mary has gone 2-19 this season. In their last game, they fell to Stony Brook, 75-62. Over their last 10 games on the road, the Tribe are 2-8.

William & Mary has an ATS record of 12-15 this season and has gone 7-7 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Tribe are 8-13 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, William & Mary has a 6-4 ATS mark.

This season, the over/under record for William & Mary games is 12-15, and today’s line of 142.5 is similar to the average scoring in their games (142.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 134 points, and the over/under record in their last 10 games is 3-7.

Most recently, the William & Mary offense finished with just 62 points vs. Stony Brook. For the game, they hit 9/35 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 29%. Trey Moss led the team in scoring, putting up 16 points. Additionally, Gabe Dorsey contributed 15 points for the Tribe.

On the defensive side, William & Mary is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.5 points per game. Against Stony Brook in their most recent game, the William & Mary defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Stony Brook to hit 48% of their shots.

Will the Phoenix Win at Home?

Elon will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on William & Mary on their home court. So far, the Phoenix have gone 5-5 at home this season, and they’ve gone 5-12 on the road.

Elon has been the favorite in eight of their games this season, and they’ve gone 7-1 in those matchups. In their last game, they lost to Hofstra by a score of 87-64.

Elon has an overall ATS record of 11-16 this season. At home, they are just 3-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Phoenix are 5-5 and they have gone 2-6 ATS in their last 10 home games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Elon games is 15-11-1. The average point total in their games is 147.5, which is higher than the average over/under line of 146.2. Today’s over/under line is 142.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, while the average scoring total in those games is 138 points.

In their recent matchup, the Elon offense ended with 64 points against Hofstra. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 35.3% and made 9 threes. On the offensive front, the Phoenix have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 218th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 104th in terms of percentage and 74th in three-pointers made.

The Phoenix’s defense is presently ranked 259th nationally, allowing an average of 75.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.6 threes per game vs. William & Mary. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.1%.