College Basketball Matchup - Elon Phoenix Davidson Wildcats Odds Preview
Davidson Wildcats vs Elon Phoenix Odds
Alumni Gym features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Elon Phoenix and the visiting Davidson Wildcats in college hoops action on Wednesday.
The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 13-13-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Phoenix are 11-11-1 ATS. Davidson is 9-16-1 on the totals; Elon is 11-10.
Bettors looking to go with the Phoenix in this one found them listed as 6-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Wildcats was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Phoenix, most recently No. 165 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wildcats, who rate No. 73 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 78-73 victory for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 208 in NCAA hoops at 34 per game. Contrast that with Elon’s No. 196 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Elon is the No. 27-ranked team in the country at 8 per game, while Davidson rates No. 50 at 7.6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Davidson owns the country's No. 122-rated mark, allowing 67.2 points per game on the highway. Elon, on the other hand, rates No. 108 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Davidson, they were a 93-87 winner as they battled Montana at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite. Jake Cohen went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Davidson over Montana, 93-87, on Saturday at Belk Arena.
Elon lost its last outing, a 72-68 result against Chattanooga on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Elon got 20 points from Ryley Beaumont but lost anyway, 72-68, to Chattanooga on Saturday at McKenzie Arena.
Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Georgia Southern are 8-2
After a win are 10-0
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-5
Before playing UNC Greensboro are 6-4
After playing Chattanooga are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few Wildcats at Phoenix trends to consider:
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Davidson is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Elon
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Davidson's last 5 games when playing on the road against Elon
Davidson is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Elon
Elon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Elon is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Elon's last 5 games when playing at home against Davidson
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Elon's last 8 games when playing Davidson
Davidson home to Georgia Southern, Saturday, March 2
Elon home to UNC Greensboro, Saturday, March 2