College baskeball point spread favors Monarchs in battle with Tribe
William & Mary Tribe vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Ted Constant Center Saturday as host Old Dominion looks to handle the William & Mary Tribe in NCAA hoops action.
The Monarchs currently sports a 3-22 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-15 ATS. The Tribe are 10-14 and 7-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Monarchs produce a 12-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tribe have gone 10-6-1 against the number.
The Tribe were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 292-rated Monarchs and the No. 200-ranked Tribe, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-61 result in favor of the Tribe.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Old Dominion has the nation's No. 272-rated offensive output, at 63.4 PPG. The visiting Tribe defense ranks No. 230 allowing on average 68.8 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Tribe marksmen have achieved on the year, 46% per game.
Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 249-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. Old Dominion, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.
William & Mary was a 92-86 winner in its last match at home against UNC Wilmington. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. The Tribe got a terrific 25-point effort from Marcus Thornton as William & Mary defeated UNC Wilmington 92-86 on Wednesday at Kaplan Arena.
Last time out for Old Dominion, they were a 75-73 loser as they battled Delaware on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Old Dominion got 22 points and 12 rebounds from DeShawn Painter in a losing cause in their 75-73 loss to Delaware on Monday.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia State are 3-7
After playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 6-4
After playing Delaware are 7-3
After a loss are 1-9
A few Tribe at Monarchs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of William & Mary's last 6 games on the road
William & Mary is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
William & Mary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
William & Mary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Old Dominion
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Old Dominion's last 5 games
Old Dominion is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against William & Mary
Old Dominion is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing William & Mary
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Old Dominion's last 5 games at home
William & Mary home to Georgia State, Monday, February 18
Old Dominion home to UNC Wilmington, Wednesday, February 20