Towson Tigers vs. Elon Phoenix ATS Prediction 01/23/20

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The Towson Tigers (10-9, 4-3 CAA) will be at the Schar Center to clash with the Elon Phoenix (5-15, 1-6 CAA) in a CAA matchup. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

Towson Tigers at Elon Phoenix Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Phoenix lost a close one to the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens, 79-78, while the Tigers were victorious over the James Madison Dukes, 69-61.

The Tigers knocked down 20 of their 21 free throws (95.2 percent) and held the Dukes to an effective field goal percentage of 0.379 (below their season average of 0.494). Elon, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 9.7 (better than their season average of 16.2). Elon rallied around Hunter Woods, who finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Brian Fobbs, meanwhile had a solid performance for Towson, finishing with 21 points and five rebounds.

This series was highly competitive last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Phoenix won the most recent contest 86-66. Elon’s 0.724 effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over Towson, who had a mark of 0.422. This will be the first game of the year between these two teams.

Towson could struggle to create turnovers. Elon ranks 77th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.8 percent), while Towson forces the 49th-fewest turnovers (17.5 percent).

Towson Tigers at Elon Phoenix Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Towson, ATS Winner – Towson, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Elon ranks 19th in three pointers attempted per game (27.9) while Towson ranks 207th (20.0).
  • The Tigers rank 97th in rebounds per game (37.2) while the Phoenix rank 226th (33.8).
  • Towson ranks 11th in steals allowed per game (4.7) while Elon ranks 90th (6.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Tigers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 7.0, up from 3.5 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Phoenix have scored an average of 67.8 points per game (0.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 76.0 points per game (3.9 above their season average).