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College Basketball Matchup - Towson Tigers Delaware Blue Hens Odds Preview

Delaware Blue HensTowson Tigers
19-7February 17, 2014, 07:00 | SECU Arena17-9



Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on SECU Arena Monday as host Towson looks to handle the Delaware Blue Hens in NCAA hoops action.

The Tigers currently sports a 17-9 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-7-1 ATS. The Blue Hens are 19-7 and 12-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 8-10 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Blue Hens have gone 9-8-1 against the number.

View Delaware Blue Hens vs Towson Tigers Odds and Stats.

The Tigers were listed as -2.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

This game matches up the No. 68 (Tigers) and the No. 29 (Blue Hens) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Last time out for Delaware, they were an 81-65 winner as they battled James Madison at home. They covered in the match as a 7-point favorite. Delaware got 34 points from Davon Usher en route to an 81-65 victory over James Madison on Wednesday at Bob Carpenter Center.

Last time out for Towson, they were an 85-70 winner as they battled William & Mary on the road. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. The Tigers grabbed an 85-70 win over the Tribe on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Mike Burwell at Kaplan Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Blue Hens is ranked No. 76 in NCAA hoops at 36.73 per game. Contrast that with Towson’s No. 11 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Towson is the No. 133-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Delaware rates No. 43 at 7.62 per game.

A few Blue Hens at Tigers trends to consider:
Delaware is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Delaware is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Delaware is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Delaware is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Towson is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Towson is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Towson is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Towson's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Delaware at Hofstra, Wednesday, February 19th
Towson at Northeastern, Thursday, February 20th

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