Check out our free Towson 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.
Towson vs William & Mary Pick & Preview: Monday, February 13th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Tribe Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Towson Tigers at William & Mary Tribe
- Where: Williamsburg at Kaplan Arena
- Date: Monday, February 13th
- Betting Odds: Towson -10.5, TOWS -606 | WM +423 O/U 138.0
Towson will take the floor against the Tribe with an overall record of 17-9. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 8-5. So far, the Tigers have been favored 21 times, going 16-5 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Towson as -10.5 point favorites.
Towson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nicolas Timberlake who is averaging 17.0 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 42.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.65 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%.
Heading into today’s matchup vs Towson, the William & Mary Tribe will be taking the floor for the 27th time this season and have an overall record of 9-17. So far this season, William & Mary has played 13 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-5. For the season, William & Mary has been the underdog in 20 games, sitting with a mark of 5-15. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Tribe being +10.5 point underdogs.
William & Mary’s leading scorer this season is Anders Nelson, who is averaging 11.5 points per contest. So far, Nelson has accounted for 16.97% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.58 rebounds per game and 4.62 assists. Gabe Dorsey is the second leading scorer for the Tribe, averaging 10.88 points per game. Between him and Dorsey, they are accounting for 32.4% 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: Towson Tigers -10.5
The Towson Tigers will tip off their matchup over William & Mary Tribe as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -10.5. Our analysis like’s Towson’s chances to pull away with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both Towson and William & Mary are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors Towson, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Tigers don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 1-4 (last 5), we like their chances to come away with the ATS win.