William & Mary Tribe vs. Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens ATS Prediction 01/16/20

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The William & Mary Tribe (13-5, 5-0 CAA) head to Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena to challenge the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (12-6, 2-3 CAA). The Tribe look to continue their five-game winning streak. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

William & Mary Tribe vs. Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Fightin’ Blue Hens lost to the Towson Tigers, 84-68, while the Tribe defeated the Charleston Cougars, 67-56.

William & Mary played a nearly perfect game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.509 (below their season average of 0.551) and a turnover percentage of 10.2 (better than their season average of 17.5). Charleston recorded marks of 0.391 and 11.4, respectively, for those same stats. Delaware, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.1 (above their season average of 21.7). Delaware was lifted by Ryan Allen, who put up 15 points. Meanwhile, Nathan Knight fueled William & Mary with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens took this series last year, winning two out of three games. In the last contest, Delaware won 85-79. Delaware’s 0.655 effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over William & Mary, who had a mark of 0.587. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Second-chance points might be scarce for Delaware in this matchup. The Fightin’ Blue Hens rank 321st in offensive rebounding percentage (22.6 percent), while William & Mary ranks 29th in defensive rebounding percentage (76.7 percent).

William & Mary Tribe at Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens Free Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – William & Mary, ATS Winner – William & Mary, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • William & Mary ranks 40th in assists allowed per game (10.5) while Delaware ranks 130th (12.7).
  • The Fightin’ Blue Hens rank 40th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Tribe rank 81st (3.2).
  • The Tribe rank 44th in rebounds allowed per game (31.9) while the Fightin’ Blue Hens rank 121st (34.7).
  • William & Mary averages 21.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 146th in the NCAA. Delaware ranks 195th in three pointers allowed per game (23.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Fightin’ Blue Hens have been outscored by an average of 3.2 points in their last five games. For the season, Delaware has defeated opponents by an average of 5.2 points.
  • During their last five games, the Tribe have scored an average of 74.8 points per game (1.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 63.4 points per game (3.9 below their season average).