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NCAA hoops odds preview - Towson vs. UNC Wilmington

Towson TigersUNC Wilmington Seahawks
16-8February 10, 2014, 07:00 | Trask Coliseum6-19



The UNC Wilmington Seahawks host Towson on Monday, looking to build on their 6-19 mark against the 16-8 Tigers in college hoops action at Trask Coliseum.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 9-6-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Seahawks are 4-12-2 ATS. Towson is 7-9 on the totals; UNC Wilmington is 6-10-1.

View Towson Tigers vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as -3.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Seahawks sit at No. 289 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 71 on the same chart.

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Last time out for Towson, they were a 68-61 winner as they battled College of Charleston at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Towson earned a 68-61 victory over College of Charleston on Saturday, getting 20 points from Jerrelle Benimon at SECU Arena.

In their last action, UNC Wilmington was a 61-52 loser on the road against Hofstra. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Freddie Jackson scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Seahawks to a win (they lost 61-52 to Hofstra at Hofstra Arena on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features UNC Wilmington's No. 246-ranked scoring average of 63.24 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 88 and allowing 67.88 PPG. The Seahawks FG% has averaged 40.95% to date this season, less than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (45.28% per game).

Next up:
Towson at William & Mary, Saturday, February 15th
UNC Wilmington at Northeastern, Wednesday, February 12th

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