William & Mary Tribe vs Blue Hens College Hoops Game Preview
William & Mary Tribe vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Bob Carpenter Center Wednesday as host Delaware looks to handle the William & Mary Tribe in NCAA hoops action.
The Blue Hens currently sports a 9-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-8 ATS. The Tribe are 8-11 and 6-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Blue Hens produce a 9-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tribe have gone 7-5 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Delaware Blue Hens as 8.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Blue Hens sit at No. 166 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tribe sit at No. 211 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tribe will win this game 69-67.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Delaware's No. 93-rated squad against William & Mary's No. 185-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Delaware rates No. 332 in the country with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 149 nationally with 6.4 per match.
Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 239-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.6 points per game. Delaware, meanwhile, comes in at No. 139 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for William & Mary, they were a 63-56 winner as they battled Towson at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. The Tribe grabbed a 63-56 win over the Tigers on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Marcus Thornton at Kaplan Arena.
Last time out for Delaware, they were a 66-64 winner as they battled Drexel on the road. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. The Blue Hens grabbed a 66-64 win over the Dragons on Monday, behind a 15-point effort from Kyle Anderson at John A. Daskalakis Center.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Hofstra are 5-5
After playing Towson are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After playing Drexel are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few Tribe at Blue Hens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of William & Mary's last 6 games on the road
William & Mary is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
William & Mary is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Delaware
William & Mary is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Delaware is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing William & Mary
Delaware is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against William & Mary
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Delaware's last 5 games
Delaware is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home
William & Mary home to Hofstra, Saturday, February 2
Delaware home to UNC Wilmington, Saturday, February 2