Towson vs Delaware Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23
Delaware Blue Hens (17-15) vs Towson Tigers (20-11)
Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 8:30 pm (Entertainment & Sports Arena)
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The Delaware Blue Hens will play the Towson Tigers in the Quarterfinals of the CAA Tournament on Sunday night at Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, DC.
The Delaware Blue Hens are 17-15 (8-10) this season after they defeated Northeastern in overtime by a score of 77-74 in their last game. Delaware let a one-point halftime lead slip away, but they held Northeastern to only two points in overtime. Delaware shot 36.5% from the field and made 24 free throws in the win. The Blue Hens recorded 33 rebounds and forced 16 turnovers in the game. The Delaware Blue Hens are averaging 69.7 points per game, 70.1 points against per game, 32.7 rebounds per game, and 12 assists per game. Jameer Nelson Jr. has led the Blue Hens this season with 20.5 points per game, 4.8 rebounds per game, and 3.6 assists per game. Delaware is shooting 44.3% from the field, 72.6% on free throws, and 32.5% on three pointers this year.
The Towson Tigers are 20-11 (12-6) this season after they defeated UNC Wilmington by a score of 57-53 in their last game. Towson trailed by 11 points at halftime, but held UNC Wilmington to only 17 points in the second half for the win. Towson shot 36.7% from the field and made 17 free throws in the game. The Tigers recorded 40 rebounds and turned the ball over 17 times in the game. The Towson Tigers are averaging 71.3 points per game, 66.6 points against per game, 37 rebounds per game, and 13.9 assists per game. Nicolas Timberlake has led the Tigers this season with 17.7 points per game, 3.7 rebounds per game, and 2.4 assists per game. Towson is shooting 44.4% from the field, 70.8% on free throws, and 37.2% on three pointers this year.
Towson finished the regular season tied for 3rd place in the CAA standings, while Delaware four games behind that. Both teams have played well in recent games and both teams won one game against each other in the regular season. Towson is the better defensive team and they are averaging about four more rebounds per game. I like the Tigers here.