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James Madison Dukes vs Elon Phoenix NCAA College Basketball Betting

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for James Madison when they take on the Elon Phoenix on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Elon Phoenix betting line opened as -8-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

James Madison Dukes vs Elon Phoenix Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 14-9 and 14-5 ATS Elon Phoenix will face the 6-17 James Madison Dukes, who own a 6-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Elon Phoenix are 8-11 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the James Madison Dukes are 9-9-1.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 125-ranked Elon Phoenix and the No. 137-rated James Madison Dukes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Elon's No. 111-ranked offense, averaging 75.87 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 75 at 68.61 PPG. The Phoenix field goal percentage has averaged 45.73% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.06% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Madison suffered a 66-61 loss against Delaware on Saturday, getting 20 points from Shakir Brown in a losing effort at Bob Carpenter Center.

Elon earned a 84-70 victory over Hofstra on Saturday, getting 23 points from Tyler Seibring at Hofstra Arena.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • James Madison is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • James Madison is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Elon
  • Elon is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Elon is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Elon is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Elon is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison home to Northeastern, Saturday, February 4th
Elon at College of Charleston, Saturday, February 4th