Elon vs. Hofstra - 1/30/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Hofstra Pride (15-7) at Elon Phoenix (6-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Schar Center)
The Line: Elon Phoenix +6.5 -- Over/Under: 146 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Hofstra Pride and Elon Phoenix meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Schar Center.
The Hofstra Pride look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Hofstra Pride are averaging 76 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Desure Buie is averaging 18.4 points and 3.5 rebounds while Eli Pemberton is averaging 15.2 points and 1.9 assists. Jalen Ray is the third double-digit scorer and Tareq Coburn is grabbing six rebounds. The Hofstra Pride are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Hofstra Pride are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Hofstra Pride have won five of their last six road games.
The Elon Phoenix need a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Elon Phoenix are averaging 68.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Marcus Sheffield II is averaging 16.9 points and 2.7 assists while Hunter Woods is averaging 10.5 points and 6.7 rebounds. Hunter McIntosh is the third double-digit scorer and Zac Ervin is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The Elon Phoenix are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Elon Phoenix are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Elon Phoenix have split their last six home games.
The Pride are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games as a favorite, 35-17-2 ATS in their last 54 road games and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Phoenix are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 home games, 5-21-1 ATS in their last 27 Thursday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The under is 4-0-1 in Pride last 5 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Pride last 5 road games. The over is 11-2 in Phoenix last 13 home games. The over is 8-2 in Phoenix last 10 overall.
Both of these teams have been very profitable ATS this season, but it's the Hofstra Pride that have been kind to bettors for many years now and have produced a mountain of cash if you blindly backed this team on the road the last several seasons. The Elon Phoenix are 5-3-1 ATS at home this season, but they're playing rough basketball over the last couple of weeks, which includes losing their last five games by an average of 1.6 points and shooting just 38.2 percent from the field. Right when you think Elon can't get much worse offensively. I'll lay the chalk with the Pride on the road.