Hofstra Pride vs William & Mary Tribe Odds
Hofstra pays a visit to William & Mary on Saturday, hoping to send the Tribe to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Kaplan Arena.
The Tribe currently sports a 8-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-8 ATS. The Pride are 5-16 and 8-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tribe produce a 7-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Pride have gone 1-11 against the number.
The visitors opened as 7.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tribe, most recently No. 211 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Pride, who rate No. 278 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-57 victory for the Tribe.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pride is ranked No. 181 in NCAA hoops at 34.9 per game. Contrast that with William & Mary’s No. 192 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, William & Mary is the No. 134-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Hofstra rates No. 328 at 4.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hofstra owns the country's No. 232-rated mark, allowing 72.3 points per game on the highway. William & Mary, on the other hand, rates No. 255 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Hofstra was a 62-41 loser on the road against James Madison. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The Pride were hammered by James Madison on Thursday, losing by a 62-41 final at JMU Center in college basketball betting action.
William & Mary was a 66-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Delaware. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Marcus Thornton scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Tribe to a win (they lost 66-56 to Delaware at Bob Carpenter Center on Wednesday).
Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Northeastern are 5-5
After playing James Madison are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing James Madison are 4-6
After playing Delaware are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Pride at Tribe trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Hofstra's last 5 games on the road
Hofstra is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against William & Mary
Hofstra is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against William & Mary
Hofstra is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of William & Mary's last 6 games
William & Mary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
William & Mary is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Hofstra
William & Mary is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing at home against Hofstra
Hofstra home to Northeastern, Wednesday, February 6
William & Mary at James Madison, Wednesday, February 6