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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors William & Mary Tribe Over Elon Phoenix

Kaplan Arena will host Elon Phoenix vs William & Mary Tribe action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The William & Mary Tribe were listed as -5.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Elon Phoenix vs William & Mary Tribe Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The William & Mary Tribe currently sport a 7-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-4 ATS. The Elon Phoenix are 8-7 and 6-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the William & Mary Tribe produce a 2-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Elon Phoenix have gone 4-7 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 263-ranked William & Mary Tribe and the No. 117-rated Elon Phoenix in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features William & Mary's No. 46-ranked scoring average of 80.77 PPG, against a Elon Phoenix defense rated No. 170 and allowing 72.6 PPG. The William & Mary Tribe FG% has averaged 46.44% to date this season, more than the Elon Phoenix shooters have managed so far (45.51% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tyler Seibring scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Phoenix to a win (they lost 79-63 to UNC Wilmington at Trask Coliseum on Monday).

William & Mary earned a 95-93 victory over Hofstra on Monday, getting 25 points from Daniel Dixon at Hofstra Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Elon is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Elon is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Elon is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing William & Mary
  • Elon is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing William & Mary
  • William & Mary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • William & Mary is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • William & Mary is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Elon
  • William & Mary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Elon

Next Betting Matchups

Elon home to Towson, Saturday, January 7th
William & Mary at Drexel, Saturday, January 7th