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Hofstra vs William & Mary Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds

Pride vs Tribe Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Hofstra Pride at William & Mary Tribe
  • Where: Williamsburg at Kaplan Arena
  • Date: Saturday, January 7th
  • Betting Odds: Hofstra -6, HOFST -265 | WM +210 O/U 138.0

Pride Preview:

Through 16 games, the Hofstra Pride have an overall record of 9-7. So far, the Pride have played 12 games on the road, with a record of 6-6. This season, Hofstra has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 4-1. For today’s contest, Hofstra has a betting line set -6 points in their favor.

Hofstra’s leading scorer this season is Aaron Estrada, who is averaging 21.92 points per contest. So far, Estrada has accounted for 24.3% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.15 rebounds per game and 3.92 assists. Tyler Thomas is the second leading scorer for the Pride, averaging 13.38 points per game. Between him and Thomas, they are accounting for 42.5% of the team’s scoring.

Hofstra comes into today’s matchup vs William & Mary, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.9 points per game. Through 16 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.

Tribe Preview:

The William & Mary Tribe head into today’s game in what will be their 16th game of the season, posting a record of 6-9. Currently, the Tribe have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 6-2. So far, the Tribe have been the underdog 13 times, going 4-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6 underdogs on the spread.

William & Mary’s leading scorer this season is Anders Nelson, who is averaging 11.13 points per contest. So far, Nelson has accounted for 16.18% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.0 rebounds per game and 4.87 assists. Ben Wight is the second leading scorer for the Tribe, averaging 10.33 points per game. Between him and Wight, they are accounting for 31.2% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for William & Mary this season, as they are currently ranked 410th in college basketball at 63.9 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Tribe’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.8%, placing them 434th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Hofstra Pride -6

According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the William & Mary Tribe and Hofstra Pride is to get money down on the Hofstra to win an cover as -6 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 9.53 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Hofstra Pride at -6.

 


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