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NCAAB William & Mary vs Norfolk State Prediction 11/28/2023

The William & Mary Tribe (2-4) travel to face off against the Norfolk State Spartans (2-3) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Echols Hall in Norfolk and televised on ESPN+. William & Mary is coming off a win in their previous game, while Norfolk State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Wichita State. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

William & Mary Tribe vs Norfolk State Spartans

The William & Mary Tribe Are Coming Off A Win

This will be the 7th game of the season for William & Mary, who currently have a 2-4 record. The Tribe are 0-2 when playing away and 2-2 at home. Heading into today’s game, William & Mary holds a 2-4 ATS record. When playing away, the Tribe are 0-2 vs. the spread, while they are 2-2 ATS when playing at home.

So far, William & Mary’s games have averaged 157.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 143.8 points. When analyzing the Tribe’s last five games, they have produced a combined average of 79 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

The Norfolk State Spartans Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Norfolk State heads into their 6th game of the season with an overall record of 2-3. On the road, the Spartans have a 1-2 record, while at home they are 1-1. As of now, Norfolk State’s against the spread (ATS) record stands at 1-4 heading into today’s matchup. At home this season, Norfolk State is 0-2 ATS, while in their previous ten home games, they have a 6-4 ATS record.

Up to this point, games involving Norfolk State have had an average of 139.2 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 139.3 points. Their over/under record is 2-3-0. When assessing the Spartans’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-2, with their games averaging 72 points per game.

William & Mary Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the William & Mary offense tallied 96 points in a matchup against UMBC. Their field goal percentage for the game was 55.6%, and they made 9 threes. Leading William & Mary in scoring vs. UMBC was Gabe Dorsey with his 27 points. Chase Lowe also added 22 points for the Tribe.

Gabe Dorsey (G) 17.4 4.3 0.3
Chase Lowe (G) 13.9 5.4 2.9
Trey Moss (G) 13.0 2.9 2.4

Norfolk State Offense Breakdown

The Norfolk State offense is coming off a game where they scored 67 points against Wichita State. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.5% and connected on 4 threes. Jamarii Thomas was the leading scorer for the Spartans, putting up 17 points. In addition, Allen Betrand contributed 15 points.

Jamarii Thomas (G) 17.3 3.1 3.1
Allen Betrand (G) 9.9 2.7 1.3
Kuluel Mading (F) 8.3 3.6 0.0

William & Mary Team Defense

So far, the Tribe’s defense is ranked 126th in the country at 71.6 points per contest. William & Mary’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the UMBC offense to knock down 55% of their shots on their way to putting up 81 points.

Norfolk State Team Defense

At this time, the Spartans’ defense is positioned 90th in the country, permitting 68.4 points per game. Norfolk State’s three-point defense is currently 49th in the country at 6.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 32.0% of their shots vs. Norfolk State.

Tribe vs Spartans Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, William & Mary has an ATS mark of 1-9. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-10 while averaging 62 points per game.
  • Norfolk State has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 67 points per game while allowing 70. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Tribe have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Spartans have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 6-4.

Tribe vs Spartans Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Spartans to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-69. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -3.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 143.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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