Check out our free Towson vs North Carolina A&T pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Greensboro. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Towson vs North Carolina A&T Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 19th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Aggies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Towson Tigers at North Carolina A&T Aggies
- Where: Greensboro at Corbett Sports Center
- Date: Thursday, January 19th
- Betting Odds: Towson -5.5, TOWS -242 | NCAT +193 O/U 134.0
Towson will take their 2 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 12-7. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 6-3. So far, the Tigers have been favored 15 times, going 11-4 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Towson as -5.5 point favorites.
Towson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nicolas Timberlake who is averaging 15.74 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 55.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.16 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%.
North Carolina A&T will take the floor against the Tigers with an overall record of 9-11. Currently, the Aggies have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 6-4. So far, the Aggies have been the underdog 14 times, going 3-11 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +5.5 underdogs on the spread.
North Carolina A&T will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Woods who is averaging 18.74 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 45.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.35 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.
Free Spread Prediction: Towson Tigers -5.5
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Towson Tigers to pick up the win and cover the spread as -5.5 point betting favorites. Although Towson as a team is just 146th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Aggies’ defense. At -5.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Tigers to come out on top and cover.
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