The No. 6 seed Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (17-15, 8-10 CAA) square off in the CAA Tournament against the No. 3 seed Towson Tigers (20-11, 12-6 CAA) on Sunday at St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena, starting at 8:30 PM.
Sunday’s game between the Tigers and the Fightin’ Blue Hens sees the Tigers as 6-point favorites. The game has a point total of 139.
Towson vs. Delaware Odds
Point Spread for Towson vs. Delaware
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing Towson as the favorite.
Towson vs. Delaware Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Towson has -255 odds to pick up the win, while Delaware is listed at +209 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 139 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, March 5, 2023
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: FloSports
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena
Towson vs. Delaware Betting Trends
Against the spread, Towson is 16-15-0 this year. The Tigers have been chosen as favorites in 26 games this year and have walked away with the win 19 times (73.1%) in those games. Towson’s games this year have hit the over 18 times in 31 opportunities (58.1%).
In Delaware’s 31 games this season, it has 12 wins against the spread. The Fightin’ Blue Hens have gone 5-8 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 38.5% of those games). Delaware has eclipsed the over/under 51.6% of the time this year (16 of 31 games with a set point total).
Towson vs. Delaware Key Players to Watch
Cameron Holden paces his squad in assists per game (4.8), and also posts 14.3 points and 7.1 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 1.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Charles Thompson averages a team-high 8 rebounds per contest. In addition, he’s registering 12.3 points and 1.7 assists, shooting 56.5% from the floor. Nicolas Timberlake posts a team-best 17.7 points per contest. He is also averaging 3.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists, shooting 45.3% from the field and 42.2% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. Nygal Russell is averaging 7.9 points, 1.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens receive 15.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game from Jyare Davis. Christian Ray is the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ top rebounder (8.8 per game), and he contributes 9.4 points and 2.2 assists. The Fightin’ Blue Hens receive 5.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game from Gianmarco Arletti.
What you need to know about the Towson Tigers
Towson and its CAA opponents have combined to go over the point total 11 out of 18 times this season. The Tigers are putting up 71.3 points per game (187th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while surrendering 66.6 points per contest (76th-ranked). Towson is averaging 33.8 rebounds per game this year (61st-ranked in college basketball), and it has given up just 27.7 rebounds per game (21st-best).
This season, Towson is sinking 7.5 treys per game (175th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 37.2% (38th-ranked) from beyond the arc. This year, the Tigers are ceding 7.5 treys per game (212th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opponents to shoot 34.2% (203rd-ranked) from beyond the arc.
The Tigers have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall in their last 10 contests. Towson has gone over the total in eight of its last 10 outings. On the offensive side of the ball, Towson has increased its output a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 76.8 points per contest over that span compared to the 71.3 it has put up over the course of this season. Towson has been less stingy on the defensive side of the ball lately, allowing 70.8 points per game over its past 10 outings compared to the 66.6 points per game its opponents are averaging on the 2022-23 season.
What you need to know about the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens
Delaware has put together a 6-11-2 ATS record so far this year in conference action. The Fightin’ Blue Hens are 218th in the nation in points scored (69.9 per game) and 182nd in points allowed (70.2). On the boards, Delaware is 303rd in college basketball in rebounds (29.3 per game). It is 282nd in rebounds conceded (32.6 per game).
Delaware makes 6.7 3-pointers per game and shoots 32.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 258th and 264th, respectively, in the country. Giving up 7.3 3-pointers per game and conceding 36.6% from downtown, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are 195th and 329th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 3-7 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall over their past 10 contests. Delaware has hit the over in five of its last 10 contests. Over its past 10 games, Delaware is averaging 70.2 points per contest, 0.3 more than its season average (69.9). In their previous 10 games, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are allowing 71 points per game, 0.8 more points than their season average (70.2).
Towson vs. Delaware Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Towson, and we predict that Delaware will cover the spread (Towson -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 139 points.
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