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Hofstra vs Towson Pick & Preview: Monday, January 16th Betting Odds

Pride vs Tigers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Hofstra Pride at Towson Tigers
  • Where: Towson at SECU Arena
  • Date: Monday, January 16th
  • Betting Odds: Hofstra +2.5, HOFST +119 | TOWS -146 O/U 134.5

Pride Preview:

Hofstra will take their 4 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 12-7. So far, the Pride have played 13 games on the road, with a record of 7-6. For the season, Hofstra has been the underdog in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 4-6. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Pride being +2.5 point underdogs.

Hofstra’s leading scorer this season is Aaron Estrada, who is averaging 20.88 points per contest. So far, Estrada has accounted for 23.67% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.25 rebounds per game and 4.12 assists. Tyler Thomas is the second leading scorer for the Pride, averaging 14.11 points per game. Between him and Thomas, they are accounting for 42.7% of the team’s scoring.

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Hofstra comes into today’s matchup vs Towson, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.9 points per game. Through 19 games, they have hit 46.3% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Pride have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 340th in possessions per game.

Tigers Preview:

Towson heads into this matchup having played 18 games and have an overall record sitting at 11-7. Currently, the Tigers have been the home team 9 times, sitting with a record of 5-4. The Tigers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -2.5 points in their favor. For the season, Towson has been favored to win in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 10-4.

Towson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nicolas Timberlake who is averaging 15.67 points per game for the Tigers. Timberlake is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive game plan is the play of Charles Thompson who has hit 56.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.33 points per game.

On offense, Towson comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 638th in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Tigers’ are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.2 points per game. So far, 38.09% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 35.9%.

Free Spread Prediction: Hofstra Pride +2.5

Heading into this matchup between the Towson Tigers and Hofstra Pride we have a strong lean on taking the points with Hofstra at +2.5. Both team’s are going to come into this game looking to get up looks from outside, as they are both average team’s in terms of 3-pointers made per game. Look for Hofstra to benefit from facing another squad looking to turn this into a 3-point shooting contest. When looking at the line, we see tremendous value in taking the Hofstra Pride at +2.5. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.

 


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