Towson vs. Delaware CAA Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 5, 2023
The No. 3 seed Towson Tigers (20-11, 12-6 CAA) are 5.5-point favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 6 seed Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (17-15, 8-10 CAA) in the CAA Tournament Sunday at St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena, tipping off at 8:30 PM on FloSports. The matchup has an over/under set at 137.5 points.
Towson vs. Delaware Odds
- Towson odds to win: -255
- Delaware odds to win: +209
- Spread: Towson (-5.5)
- Total: 137.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
- Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV: FloSports
- Where: Washington D.C.
- Venue: St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena
Who Will Win Towson vs. Delaware?
Towson and Delaware Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Towson is 7-10 against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
Delaware has a 3-4 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.
The Tigers and Fightin’ Blue Hens average 3.7 more points between them than the over/under of 137.5 for this game.
Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 136.8 points per game, 0.7 fewer than the point total for this game.
The average total for Towson’s games this year is 0.4 more points than the over/under of 137.5 in this game.
Fightin’ Blue Hens games this year have averaged a total of 140.2 points, 2.7 more than the point total in this matchup.
So far this season, the Tigers have compiled a 16-15-0 record against the spread.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 12-17-2 record against the spread this year.
Towson Stats & Insights
Towson is outscoring opponents by 4.7 points per game with a +145 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.3 points per game (187th in college basketball) and allows 66.6 per outing (76th in college basketball).
Towson is 61st in the country at 33.8 rebounds per game. That’s 6.1 more than the 27.7 its opponents average.
The Tigers connect on 7.5 three-pointers per game (175th in college basketball) at a 37.2% rate (38th in college basketball), compared to the 7.5 their opponents make while shooting 34.2% from deep.
Towson averages 95 points per 100 possessions on offense (145th in college basketball), and gives up 88.8 points per 100 possessions (109th in college basketball).
When playing at home, the Tigers are scoring 9.2 more points per game (77.1) than they are in away games (67.9).
Delaware Stats & Insights
Delaware puts up 69.9 points per game (218th in college basketball) while allowing 70.2 per contest (182nd in college basketball). It has a -9 scoring differential.
Delaware comes up short in the rebound battle by an average of 3.3 boards. It collects 29.3 rebounds per game (302nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 32.6.
Delaware knocks down 6.7 three-pointers per game (258th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.3. It shoots 32.7% from deep, and its opponents shoot 36.6%.
Delaware’s 92.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 208th in college basketball, and the 93.2 points it concedes per 100 possessions rank 225th in college basketball.
The Fightin’ Blue Hens score 71.5 points per game at home, and 67.1 away.
Towson Key Players to Watch
The scoring leader for the Tigers this season is Nicolas Timberlake, who averages 17.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game.
Charles Thompson is Towson’s leading rebounder, pulling down eight per game, while Cameron Holden is its best passer, averaging 4.8 assists in each contest.
Timberlake makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tigers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.8 per contest.
Holden and Thompson lead Towson on the defensive end, with Holden leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Thompson in blocks averaging 1.7 per contest.
Delaware Key Players to Watch
Jameer Nelson Jr. averages 20.8 points and adds 3.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ leaderboards for those statistics.
Christian Ray grabs 8.8 rebounds per game (he also scores 9.4 points per game and adds 2.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Delaware rebounding leaderboard.
Nelson hits 1.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Fightin’ Blue Hens.
Delaware’s leader in steals is Nelson (2.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Gianmarco Arletti (0.8 per game).
Towson vs. Delaware Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Towson 72, Delaware 67
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