William & Mary Tribe vs James Madison Dukes Odds
The James Madison Dukes will hit the floor running against the visiting William & Mary Tribe Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
This game is part of the Colonial Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Richmond Coliseum.
The Dukes currently sports a 17-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 18-10 ATS. The Tribe are 13-16 and 10-12-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dukes produce a 8-14 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tribe have gone 13-8-1 against the number.
The Tribe were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 269-rated Dukes and the No. 214-ranked Tribe, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-67 result in favor of the Dukes.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tribe is ranked No. 223 in NCAA hoops at 33.7 per game. Contrast that with James Madison’s No. 260 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, James Madison is the No. 206-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while William & Mary rates No. 58 at 7.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, William & Mary owns the country's No. 212-rated mark, allowing 71.2 points per game on the highway. James Madison, on the other hand, rates No. 266 in scoring at home.
William & Mary was a 69-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against James Madison. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. William & Mary suffered a 69-67 loss against James Madison on Saturday, getting 20 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing effort at Kaplan Arena.
In their last action, James Madison was a 69-67 winner on the road against William & Mary. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. A.J. Davis went off for 36 points and added 5 rebounds for good measure, leading James Madison to a 69-67 win over William & Mary on Saturday at Kaplan Arena.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing James Madison are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
James Madison Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing William & Mary are 1-9
After a win are 5-5
A few Tribe at Dukes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of James Madison's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of James Madison's last 8 games when playing William & Mary
James Madison is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games