Check out our free Towson vs Hofstra pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Hempstead. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Towson vs Hofstra Pick & Preview: Thursday, February 2nd Betting Odds

Tigers vs Pride Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Towson Tigers at Hofstra Pride
  • Where: Hempstead at Mack Sports Complex
  • Date: Thursday, February 2nd
  • Betting Odds: Towson +4, TOWS +155 | HOFST -190 O/U 137.0

Tigers Preview:

Towson will take the floor against the Pride with an overall record of 16-7. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 8-3. So far, the Tigers have been the underdog 4 times, going 1-3 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.

Towson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nicolas Timberlake who is averaging 15.87 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 57.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.78 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%.

Pride Preview:

The Hofstra Pride will be looking to pick up their 24th win of the season and are in the middle of a 3 game win streak. Currently, the Pride have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 6-1. The Pride’s are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Hofstra has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 9-1.

Hofstra’s leading scorer this season is Aaron Estrada, who is averaging 21.3 points per contest. So far, Estrada has accounted for 25.13% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.35 rebounds per game and 4.1 assists. Tyler Thomas is the second leading scorer for the Pride, averaging 14.83 points per game. Between him and Thomas, they are accounting for 45.2% of the team’s scoring.

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 23 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.

Free Spread Prediction: Towson Tigers +4

Heading into this matchup between the Hofstra Pride and Towson Tigers we have a strong lean on taking the points with Towson at +4. 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 Towson 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 Towson Tigers at +4. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.