Towson vs JMU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The Towson Tigers (0-4) are 3.5-point favorites as they look to break a four-game losing streak when they host the James Madison Dukes (4-2) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at SECU Arena. The matchup airs at 2:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 147.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Towson Betting Information

  • With a mark of 0-4, the Tigers have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Tigers are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Towson and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 2 of 4 games this season (50%).
  • In their last game, the Tigers got a team-high 14 points from Nicolas Timberlake in a 70-65 loss to George Mason on Wednesday. They failed to covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 135 points to fall short of the 135.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Towson Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zane Martin 5 14.2 5.0 3.2 0.8 0.2 1.0
Nicolas Timberlake 5 13.4 3.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 2.2
Charles Thompson 5 8.6 4.6 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.0
Juwan Gray 5 7.2 4.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.6
James Gibson 3 6.3 2.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.7

JMU Betting Information

  • With a 3-1 record ATS this season, the Dukes have outplayed expectations.
  • When playing as at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Dukes frequently come up short with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • In four games this season, JMU covered the total points bet in 50% of their games.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

JMU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Matt Lewis 9 21.7 5.3 3.9 1.0 0.3 2.3
Vado Morse 7 11.9 1.4 1.9 0.3 0.0 2.1
Julien Wooden 9 10.0 3.8 1.7 0.7 0.0 1.1
Justin Amadi 9 9.4 4.4 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.0
Jalen Hodge 7 6.6 2.3 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.1

Total Facts

  • Towson and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 147.5 total in zero out of four games (0%) this season.
  • In 50% of JMU’s games this season (3 of 6), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 147.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 147.5 is 6.2 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Tigers (63 points per game) and the Dukes (78.3 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 143.8 points per game, 3.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Tigers games is 6.5 points fewer than the over/under of 147.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.3 points separates this matchup’s over/under (147.5 points) and the average total points bet in Dukes games (144.2 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 Towson JMU -3 152 -161 +129 Regular Season 63-48 TOWSON
1/18/2020 N/A Towson N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-61 TOWSON
2/9/2019 N/A Towson N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-59 TOWSON
1/12/2019 N/A JMU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-65 JMU

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