Old Dominion Monarchs face William & Mary Tribe: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Old Dominion Monarchs vs William & Mary Tribe Odds
The visiting Old Dominion Monarchs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Kaplan Arena against the William & Mary Tribe.
The Tribe bring a 3-3 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-5 Monarchs, who are 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed William & Mary go 1-1 so far and the Monarchs go 0-0.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Monarchs were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tribe, most recently No. 237 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Monarchs, who rate No. 164 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-63 victory for the Tribe.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features William & Mary's No. 159-ranked scoring average of 69.5 PPG, against a Monarchs defense rated No. 210 and allowing 68 PPG. The Tribe FG% has averaged 47.3% to date this season, more than the Monarchs shooters have managed so far (40.5% per game).
Defensively, Old Dominion features the nation's No. 214-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. William & Mary, meanwhile, comes in at No. 280 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Old Dominion was a 79-72 loser on the road against Murray State. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. The Monarchs endured a 79-72 loss at the hands of the Racers on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Donte Hill at CFSB Center.
William & Mary was an 86-78 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Richmond. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs. William & Mary got 22 points from Marcus Thornton but lost anyway, 86-78, to Richmond on Wednesday at Robins Center.
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Richmond are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Howard are 1-1
After playing Richmond are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Monarchs at Tribe trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against William & Mary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Old Dominion's last 7 games when playing on the road against William & Mary
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of William & Mary's last 7 games when playing Old Dominion
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of William & Mary's last 7 games when playing at home against Old Dominion
William & Mary is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
William & Mary is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
Old Dominion home to Richmond, Tuesday, December 4
William & Mary home to Howard, Thursday, December 6