Hofstra vs William & Mary Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, March 5, 2023

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The No. 1 seed Hofstra Pride (23-8, 16-2 CAA) will play in the CAA Tournament against the No. 8 seed William & Mary Tribe (13-19, 7-11 CAA). The teams will face off Sunday at 12:00 PM live on FloSports.

Hofstra is a substantial 14.5-point favorite against William & Mary when the Pride face off against the Tribe on Sunday. The game has an over/under of 139.5.

Hofstra vs. William & Mary Odds

Point Spread for Hofstra vs. William & Mary

The spread for this matchup is set at 14.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Hofstra as the favorite.

Hofstra vs. William & Mary Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Hofstra has -1278 odds to pick up the win, while William & Mary is listed at +754 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 139.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FloSports
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena

Hofstra vs. William & Mary Betting Trends

Hofstra is 20-11-0 against the spread this year. The Pride have come away with 17 wins in the 18 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Hofstra has eclipsed the over/under in 46.7% of its opportunities this year (14 times in 30 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, William & Mary is 11-17-2 this season. The Tribe have won 32% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (8-17). William & Mary’s games this season have hit the over on 13 of 30 set point totals (43.3%).

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Hofstra vs. William & Mary Key Players to Watch

Hofstra

Aaron Estrada paces the Pride with 20.3 points per contest and 5.4 rebounds, while also putting up 4.1 assists. Tyler Thomas puts up 16.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Jaquan Carlos leads the Pride at 4.9 assists per game, while also putting up 3.7 rebounds and 6 points. Darlinstone Dubar averages 10.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1 assists per game, shooting 51.4% from the floor and 39.1% from downtown with 1.2 made 3-pointers per contest.

William & Mary

The Tribe receive 11 points, 5.2 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Ben Wight. Noah Collier paces the Tribe in rebounding (8.2 per game), and posts 9 points and 0.8 assists. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Chris Mullins is putting up 6.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest, making 35.4% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the Hofstra Pride

Hofstra has compiled a 15-3-0 ATS record in conference play so far this year. With 74.2 points per game on offense, the Pride are 121st in the country. At the other end, they give up 65.6 points per contest, which ranks 54th in college basketball. So far this season, Hofstra is grabbing 31.1 boards per game (225th-ranked in college basketball) and giving up 33.9 rebounds per contest (331st-ranked).

This year, Hofstra is making 8.5 threes per game (62nd-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36.1% (75th-ranked) from three-point land. The Pride are ceding 6.7 treys per game (115th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 30.6% (27th-ranked) from downtown.

The Pride have gone 10-0 in their last 10 contests, with a 9-1 record against the spread in that span. Four of Hofstra’s last 10 outings have hit the over. Hofstra’s offense has been improved over its last 10 games, putting up 77.1 points per contest compared to the 74.2 it has averaged this year. Hofstra has been slightly better on the defensive end of the floor recently, giving up 59.8 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 65.6 it has surrendered per game this year.

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What you need to know about the William & Mary Tribe

William & Mary has put together a 7-11-1 record against the spread in conference action this year. With 67.9 points scored per game and 69.6 points conceded, the Tribe are 279th in the nation on offense and 166th on defense. In 2022-23, William & Mary is 275th in the country in rebounds (30.1 per game) and 165th in rebounds conceded (30.8).

In 2022-23, William & Mary is 131st in college basketball in 3-point makes (7.8 per game) and 43rd in 3-point percentage (37.1%). Defensively, the Tribe are 153rd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed per game at 7. They are 192nd in 3-point percentage conceded at 34%.

The Tribe have gone 4-6 over their last 10 contests, with a 4-5-1 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 contests, William & Mary has gone over the total three times. William & Mary has played worse offensively over its past 10 games, putting up 65.9 points per contest, two fewer points its than season average of 67.9. While the Tribe are ceding 69.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their previous 10 games, allowing 66.9 points per contest.

Hofstra vs. William & Mary Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Hofstra, and we expect that William & Mary will cover the spread (Hofstra -14.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 139.5 points.

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How to bet Hofstra vs. William & Mary

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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