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James Madison Dukes vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks College Basketball Betting Preview

James Madison takes to the basketball court against UNC Wilmington on Saturday, hoping to send the Seahawks to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Trask Coliseum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the UNC Wilmington Seahawks as -6-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

James Madison Dukes vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UNC Wilmington Seahawks battles the James Madison Dukes, currently sitting with a 19-7 mark (13-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 12-8 for the UNC Wilmington Seahawks and 9-14 for the James Madison Dukes.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 28 (UNC Wilmington) and the No. 44 (James Madison) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and James Madison is ranked No. 46 in NCAA basketball at 39.19 per game. Contrast that with UNC Wilmington's No. 58 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UNC Wilmington is the No. 148-ranked team in the country at 6.88 per game, while James Madison rates No. 25 at 9 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Madison got 16 points from Ron Curry en route to a 56-52 victory over College of Charleston on Thursday at TD Arena.

The Seahawks got 19 points from Jordon Talley as UNC Wilmington ran past Elon 86-82 on Thursday at Trask Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • James Madison is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of James Madison's last 13 games
  • James Madison is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • UNC Wilmington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • UNC Wilmington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of UNC Wilmington's last 10 games
  • UNC Wilmington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison home to Northeastern, Thursday, February 18th
UNC Wilmington at William & Mary, Thursday, February 18th