Check out our free North Carolina A&T vs William & Mary pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Williamsburg. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
North Carolina A&T vs William & Mary Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 21st Betting Odds
Aggies vs Tribe Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: North Carolina A&T Aggies at William & Mary Tribe
- Where: Williamsburg at Kaplan Arena
- Date: Saturday, January 21st
- Betting Odds: North Carolina A&T +1.5, NCAT +104 | WM -127 O/U 141.5
The North Carolina A&T Aggies head into today’s game in what will be their 22nd game of the season, posting a record of 9-12. So far, the Aggies have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 3-7. For the season, North Carolina A&T has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 3-12. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Aggies being +1.5 point underdogs.
North Carolina A&T will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Woods who is averaging 19.25 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 44.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.19 points per game.
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.
Heading into today’s matchup vs North Carolina A&T, the William & Mary Tribe will be taking the floor for the 21st time this season and have an overall record of 8-12. So far this season, William & Mary has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 7-3. The Tribe’s are sitting with a betting line that is -1.5 points in their favor. For the season, William & Mary has been favored to win in 1 game, sitting with a mark of 1-0.
William & Mary’s leading scorer this season is Anders Nelson, who is averaging 11.0 points per contest. So far, Nelson has accounted for 16.28% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.2 rebounds per game and 4.75 assists. Gabe Dorsey is the second leading scorer for the Tribe, averaging 10.55 points per game. Between him and Dorsey, they are accounting for 31.9% 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: William & Mary Tribe -1.5
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the William & Mary Tribe to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1.5 point betting favorites. Although William & Mary as a team is just 410th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Aggies’ defense. At -1.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Tribe to come out on top and cover.