Towson Tigers face UNC Wilmington Seahawks: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

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Jan 2, 7:00 PM | Trask Coliseum

Towson Tigers vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds

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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Towson Tigers pay a visit to Trask Coliseum on the college basketball betting menu.

Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 5-8 and 4-3 ATS on the year, while the Seahawks are at 5-7 and 4-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Seahawks are 3-2, while the Tigers have a 1-3 mark.

View Towson vs UNC Wilmington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 284 (Seahawks) and the No. 81 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-55 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UNC Wilmington's No. 226-rated squad against Towson's No. 39-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UNC Wilmington rates No. 295 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 287 nationally with 4.7 per match.

Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 92-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 291 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Towson was a 67-66 winner on the road against Oregon State. They covered the 14.5-point spread as underdogs. Oregon State was victimized for 20 points and 21 rebounds by Jerrelle Benimon as the Tigers bested the Beavers 67-66 in college basketball action on Saturday.

Last time out for UNC Wilmington, they were a 72-60 loser as they battled Campbell on the road. The Seahawks endured a 72-60 loss at the hands of the Camels on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Keith Rendleman at Convocation Center.

Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Drexel are 3-7
After playing Oregon State are 0-1
After a win are 1-9

UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Northeastern are 6-4
After playing Campbell are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Tigers at Seahawks trends to consider:
Towson is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against UNC Wilmington
Towson is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
UNC Wilmington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
UNC Wilmington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Towson
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNC Wilmington's last 5 games when playing Towson
UNC Wilmington is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Towson

Next up:
Towson at Drexel, Saturday, January 5
UNC Wilmington at Northeastern, Saturday, January 5

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