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North Carolina A&T vs Elon Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Aggies vs Phoenix Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: North Carolina A&T Aggies at Elon Phoenix
  • Where: Elon at Schar Center
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: North Carolina A&T -2.5, NCAT -149 | ELON +122 O/U 143.0

Aggies Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Elon, the North Carolina A&T Aggies will be taking the floor for the 18th time this season and have an overall record of 6-11. So far, the Aggies have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 1-7. When looking at the betting lines, North Carolina A&T will be the favorite to win for the first time this season. Coming into the game, they are -2.5 point favorites on the spread. Last season, the team went 5-6 as the betting favorite.

North Carolina A&T will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Woods who is averaging 18.56 points per game for the Aggies. Woods 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 Aggies’ offensive game plan is the play of Marcus Watson who has hit 44.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.53 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for North Carolina A&T this season, as they are currently ranked 308th in college basketball at 67.7 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 Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.2%, placing them 404th in the NCAA.

Phoenix Preview:

Elon will take the floor against the Aggies with an overall record of 2-14. Currently, the Phoenix have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 2-5. So far, the Phoenix have been the underdog 13 times, going 0-13 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2.5 underdogs on the spread.

Elon’s leading scorer this season is Sean Halloran, who is averaging 13.31 points per contest. So far, Halloran has accounted for 19.61% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.19 rebounds per game and 4.31 assists. Zac Ervin is the second leading scorer for the Phoenix, averaging 11.12 points per game. Between him and Ervin, they are accounting for 36.0% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Elon this season, as they are currently ranked 326th in college basketball at 67.1 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 Phoenix’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 235th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: North Carolina A&T Aggies -2.5

Going into this matchup between the Elon Phoenix and North Carolina A&T Aggies our college basketball statistical model recommend taking North Carolina A&T to not only win but cover the spread. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the line set at -2.5 in favor of the Aggies. Although the school doesn’t have the strongest record vs the spread on the road of late (4-6), our model shows the Aggies’ defense doing a good job taking away Elon’s ability to knock down 3’s at their usual rate. In this spot, we will be getting our wager on North Carolina A&T laying the points.

 


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