UNCW Seahawks vs. Elon Phoenix ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Elon Phoenix (4-13, 0-4 CAA) welcome the UNCW Seahawks (5-13, 0-5 CAA) to Schar Center, where both teams will will attempt to put an end to their losing streaks. The Seahawks are riding a 10-game losing streak, while the Phoenix have lost six games in a row. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

UNCW Seahawks vs. Elon Phoenix ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last outing. The Phoenix fell to the Charleston Cougars, 73-65, while the Seahawks were defeated by the William & Mary Tribe, 79-63.

UNCW had a turnover percentage of 11.7 (better than their season average of 17.9) while Elon had a better turnover percentage (15.5 vs. 17.0). Elon was led by Simon Wright, who contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds. Jaylen Sims, meanwhile had a solid performance for UNCW, recording 21 points and six rebounds.

The Phoenix edged out the Seahawks in this series last year, taking two out of three contests. In the last matchup, UNCW won 93-86. UNCW did a terrific job of making free throws (18-23; 78.3 percent). Elon, meanwhile, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (37.2 vs. 33.3). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Elon may have difficulty getting to the foul line in this showdown. The Phoenix rank 312th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.176, while UNCW ranks 93rd in FTA rate allowed (0.188). Furthermore, second chance points could be tough to come by for the Seahawks. They rank 253rd in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage at 26.2 percent, while the Phoenix are 20th-best on the defensive glass (defensive rebounding percentage of 77.3 percent).

UNCW Seahawks at Elon Phoenix ATS Pick

Pick: SU Winner – UNCW, ATS Winner – UNCW, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Elon ranks 21st in three pointers attempted per game (28.0) while UNCW ranks 191st (20.2).
  • The Phoenix average 13.5 assists per game, which ranks 118th in the country. The Seahawks rank 155th in assists allowed per game (13.4).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Phoenix’s average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.0, up from 4.4 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Seahawks have scored an average of 63.4 points per game (6.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.6 points per game (0.2 above their season average).