Towson vs. Elon Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, February 12, 2024

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The Elon Phoenix’s (10-14, 3-8 CAA) CAA schedule includes Monday’s matchup with the Towson Tigers (14-10, 7-4 CAA) at SECU Arena. It tips at 9:00 PM ET on CBS Sports.

The Tigers face the Phoenix in a game that Towson is currently a sizable favorite by 11.5 points. The over/under for the game is 133.

Towson vs. Elon Odds

Point Spread for Towson vs. Elon

The spread for this matchup is set at 11.5 points, with bookmakers listing Towson as the favorite.

Towson vs. Elon Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Towson has -800 odds to pick up the win, while Elon is listed at +550 to claim victory.

Towson vs. Elon Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 133 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, February 12, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports
  • Location: Towson, Maryland
  • Arena: SECU Arena

Towson vs. Elon Betting Trends

Against the spread, Towson is 12-10-1 this season. The Tigers have won in nine, or 75%, of the 12 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Towson has gone over the point total in 40.9% of its opportunities this year (nine times over 22 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, Elon is 8-14-0 this year. The Phoenix are 1-11 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 8.3% of those games). Elon’s games this year have hit the over 54.5% of the time (12 out of 22 games with a set point total).

Towson vs. Elon Key Players to Watch

Towson

Charles Thompson leads the Tigers at 7.9 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 1.9 assists and 8.9 points. Christian May leads the Tigers with 11.5 points per contest and 1.0 assists, while also putting up 4.5 rebounds. Dylan Williamson leads his squad in assists per game (3.1), and also posts 10.3 points and 1.5 rebounds. At the other end, he tallies 1.1 steals and 0.0 blocked shots. Tyler Tejada averages 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, shooting 40.3% from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.

Elon

Max Mackinnon is posting team highs in points (12.0 per game) and rebounds (4.6). And he is delivering 2.6 assists, making 45.9% of his shots from the field and 39.8% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per game. TK Simpkins is No. 1 on the Phoenix in assists (3.0 per game), and puts up 11.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. He also puts up 1.5 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Sam Sherry is averaging 10.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, making 59.5% of his shots from the floor. Rob Higgins is the Phoenix’s top assist man (3.0 per game), and he contributes 10.9 points and 2.2 rebounds.

What you need to know about the Towson Tigers

Towson has compiled a 7-3-1 conference record against the spread this season. The Tigers own a top-25 defense this year, ranking 19th-best in college basketball with 64.6 points allowed per game. On offense, they rank 321st with 67.5 points scored per contest. Towson is thriving when it comes to rebounding, as it ranks best in college basketball in boards ( per game) and best in boards allowed ( per contest).

The Tigers average 73.5 points per game when playing at home, compared to 65.4 points per game on the road, a difference of 8.1 points per contest. Towson ranks 269th in the country with 6.5 treys per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 220th with a 33.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. So far this year, the Tigers are giving up 6.1 treys per game (81st-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opponents to shoot 33.5% (158th-ranked) from three-point land.

The Tigers have a 7-2-1 record against the spread while finishing 7-3 overall in their last 10 games. Six of Towson’s past 10 games have gone over the total. Towson has been putting up 69.6 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 67.5 it has scored over the course of the 2023-24 season. Towson’s defense has been more porous lately, as the team has allowed 64.8 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 64.6 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.

What you need to know about the Elon Phoenix

So far this season, four out of Elon’s 11 CAA games with an over/under have gone over the point total. The Phoenix put up 75.6 points per game and allow 76.4, ranking them 134th in the nation on offense and 296th on defense. On the boards, Elon is best in the country in rebounds ( per game). It is best in rebounds conceded ( per game).

The Phoenix score 81.2 points per game at home, and 68.3 away. Elon makes 8.6 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.3% from beyond the arc, ranking 72nd and 62nd, respectively, in the country. In 2023-24, the Phoenix are 209th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (7.2 per game) and 208th in defensive 3-point percentage (34.1%).

The Phoenix have a 3-7 record against the spread while finishing 3-7 overall over their past 10 games. Four of Elon’s past 10 outings have hit the over. Elon has played worse offensively over its past 10 games, averaging 69.8 points per contest, 5.8 fewer points its than season average of 75.6. In their past 10 games, the Phoenix are giving up 75.9 points per contest, compared to their season average of 76.4 points allowed.

Towson vs. Elon Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Towson, and we project that Towson will cover the spread (Towson -11.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 133 points.

How to bet Towson vs. Elon

You can bet on Towson vs. Elon at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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