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James Madison Dukes vs Hofstra Pride Preview

Hofstra PrideJames Madison Dukes
Jan 31, 7:00 PM | JMU Center

Hofstra Pride vs James Madison Dukes Odds

5-15TEAM RECORD12-10

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the James Madison Dukes try to run the Hofstra Pride off the court at JMU Center in college hoops action.

The Dukes bring a 12-10 record (12-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-15 Pride, who are 8-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed James Madison go 2-11 so far and the Pride go 1-10.

View Hofstra vs James Madison Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Dukes in this one found them listed as 11.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Pride was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 265 (Dukes) and the No. 278 (Pride) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 65-56 result in favor of the Dukes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature James Madison's No. 227-rated squad against Hofstra's No. 159-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, James Madison rates No. 258 in the country with 5.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 325 nationally with 4.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hofstra owns the country's No. 255-rated mark, allowing 73.4 points per game on the highway. James Madison, on the other hand, rates No. 280 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Hofstra, they were a 57-51 loser as they battled UNC Wilmington at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. The Pride got 13 points from Taran Buie, but it was UNC Wilmington that prevailed in a 57-51 final on Saturday at Hofstra Arena.

James Madison was a 63-56 winner in their most recent outing on the road against UNC Wilmington. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. James Madison got 19 points from Devon Moore en route to a 63-56 victory over UNC Wilmington on Monday at Trask Coliseum.

Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-4
Before playing William & Mary are 8-2
After playing UNC Wilmington are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

James Madison Dukes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing George Mason are 7-3
After playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Pride at Dukes trends to consider:
Hofstra is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against James Madison
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hofstra's last 6 games when playing on the road against James Madison
Hofstra is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
James Madison is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of James Madison's last 6 games when playing at home against Hofstra
The total has gone OVER in 9 of James Madison's last 12 games when playing Hofstra
James Madison is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Hofstra at William & Mary, Saturday, February 2
James Madison home to George Mason, Saturday, February 2