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Elon Phoenix vs James Madison Dukes NCAA College Basketball Betting

Elon takes to the basketball court against James Madison on Thursday, hoping to send the Dukes to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at JMU Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the James Madison Dukes as -8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Elon Phoenix vs James Madison Dukes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The James Madison Dukes bring a 11-4 record (5-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-5 Phoenix, who are 4-4 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed James Madison go 5-7 so far and the Elon Phoenix go 6-2.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the James Madison Dukes at No. 72 and the Elon Phoenix at No. 245 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits James Madison's No. 110-ranked offense, averaging 76.13 PPG, against a Phoenix defense that ranks No. 234 at 78.53 PPG. The Dukes field goal percentage has averaged 46.04% so far, more than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.64% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tanner Samson scored 19 points leading the Phoenix to a 83-78 victory over Drexel at Alumni Gym on Saturday.

James Madison earned a 73-63 victory over Delaware on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jackson Kent at Bob Carpenter Center.

Betting Trends
  • Elon is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Elon is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • James Madison is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • James Madison is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Elon home to Hofstra, Saturday, January 9th
James Madison at Towson, Saturday, January 9th