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Towson vs Stony Brook Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Seawolves Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Towson Tigers at Stony Brook Seawolves
- Where: Stony Brook at Island FCU Arena
- Date: Saturday, January 7th
- Betting Odds: Towson -6, TOWS -275 | STBR +214 O/U 127.0
The Towson Tigers head into today’s game in what will be their 16th game of the season, posting a record of 9-6. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 5-2. This season, Towson has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 8-3. For today’s contest, Towson has a betting line set -6 points in their favor.
Towson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nicolas Timberlake who is averaging 16.13 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 Cameron Holden who has hit 40.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 15.0 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%.
Stony Brook will take the floor against the Tigers with an overall record of 6-9. Currently, the Seawolves have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 4-1. So far, the Seawolves have been the underdog 11 times, going 2-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6 underdogs on the spread.
Stony Brook’s leading scorer this season is Tyler Stephenson-Moore, who is averaging 14.87 points per contest. So far, Stephenson-Moore has accounted for 23.25% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.4 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists. Frankie Policelli is the second leading scorer for the Seawolves, averaging 12.07 points per game. Between him and Policelli, they are accounting for 42.1% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Stony Brook is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 72.9 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 15 games, they have only hit 33.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 40.27% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Free Spread Prediction: Stony Brook Seawolves +6
Heading into this matchup between the Towson Tigers and Stony Brook Seawolves we have a strong lean on taking the points with Stony Brook at +6. 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 Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook Seawolves at +6. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.
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