William & Mary vs Hofstra Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23

Hofstra Pride (23-8) vs William & Mary Tribe (13-19)

Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Entertainment & Sports Arena)

Betting Odds: Hofstra Pride -12.5 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The William & Mary Tribe will play the Hofstra Pride in the Quarterfinals of the CAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, DC.

William & Mary Preview

The William & Mary Tribe are 13-19 (7-11) this season after they defeated Elon by a score of 73-51 in their last game. William & Mary shot 40.4% from the field and made 14 three pointers in the win. The William & Mary Tribe are shooting 67.7 points per game, 70.2 points against per game, 33.2 rebounds per game, and 12.1 assists per game. Anders Nelson has led the Tribe this season with 11.3 points per game, 4.4 assists per game, and 2.7 rebounds per game. William & Mary is shooting 43.8% from the field, 67.8% on free throws, and 36.8% on three pointers this year. 

Hofstra Preview

The Hofstra Pride are 23-8 (16-2) this season after they defeated Northeastern by a score of 84-52 in their last game. Hofstra shot 53% from the field and forced 13 turnovers in the win. The Hofstra Pride are averaging 74.2 points per game, 65.6 points against per game, 33.7 rebounds per game, and 14.5 assists per game. Aaron Estrada has led the Pride this season with 20.3 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, and 4.1 assists per game. Hofstra is shooting 48% from the field, 73.6% on free throws, and 36.1% on three pointers this year.


William & Mary is 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a win. The under is 6-2-1 in William & Mary’s last 9 games. Hofstra is 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games. The under is 4-0 in Hofstra’s last 4 games. The underdog is 7-1 ATS in these two teams last 8 head to head meetings. 


Hofstra was tied for first in the CAA standings this season and only had two conference losses all year. William & Mary was 7-11 in conference play, but they have won three games in a row and are getting hot. Hofstra won the lone regular season meeting between these two teams by a score of 75-62. I think this game will be high scoring, so I am taking the over. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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