Towson Tigers visit James Madison Dukes in college basketball clash
Towson Tigers vs James Madison Dukes Odds
The visiting Towson Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at JMU Center against the James Madison Dukes.
The Dukes bring a 14-12 record (14-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-12 Tigers, who are 13-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed James Madison go 4-13 so far and the Tigers go 11-6.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the James Madison Dukes as 5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 263 (Dukes) and the No. 86 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-66 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and James Madison has the nation's No. 246-rated offensive output, at 64.4 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 174 allowing on average 66.3 PPG. The Dukes FG% has averaged 41.7% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Towson owns the country's No. 131-rated mark, allowing 67.3 points per game on the highway. James Madison, on the other hand, rates No. 271 in scoring at home.
Towson won its last outing, a 90-82 result against Georgia State on February 9. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Rafriel Guthrie scored 23 points leading the Tigers to a 90-82 victory over Georgia State at GSU Sports Arena on Saturday.
James Madison lost its last outing, a 60-48 result against Drexel on February 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. James Madison suffered a 60-48 loss against Drexel on Sunday, getting 16 points from Charles Cooke in a losing effort at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Hofstra are 7-3
After playing Georgia State are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
James Madison Dukes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Delaware are 2-8
After playing Drexel are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Dukes trends to consider:
Towson is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Towson's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Towson's last 6 games when playing on the road against James Madison
Towson is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
James Madison is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Towson
James Madison is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
James Madison is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Towson
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of James Madison's last 5 games when playing Towson
Towson at Hofstra, Saturday, February 16
James Madison at Delaware, Sunday, February 17