UNC Wilmington vs Delaware: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 23, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 23, 2021 - Last Updated on January 25, 2021

The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (4-5) are 5-point underdogs as they try to end a three-game road losing streak when they visit the UNC Wilmington Seahawks (6-5) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Trask Coliseum. The game airs at 1:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 139.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Fightin’ Blue Hens (+5)

The line for this game set by DraftKings and the model’s prediction are essentially the same (within 0.3 points of each other).

Pick OU:
Over (139)

The model’s predicted total (139.4 points) and the DraftKings set total (139 points) are virtually the same for this contest.

Prediction: UNC Wilmington 72, Delaware 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Seahawks this season is 77.5 points, 5.5 more points than their implied total of 72 points in Saturday’s game.
  • UNC Wilmington has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (72) nine times this season.
  • The 69.6-point average implied total on the season for the Fightin’ Blue Hens is 2.6 more points than the team’s 67-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Delaware has scored more than 67 points in five games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UNC Wilmington and Delaware Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Seahawks 5-5 1-0 4-6
Fightin’ Blue Hens 4-3 0-0 1-6

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

Last 5 Games

UNC Wilmington

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/19/2021 Towson Loss 78-74 1/17/2021 Hofstra Loss 68-67
1/18/2021 Towson Loss 72-69 1/15/2021 Hofstra Win 74-56
12/23/2020 Delaware State Win 87-63 1/9/2021 William & Mary Loss 67-62
12/21/2020 Campbell Win 78-59 1/2/2021 Charleston (SC) Win 70-67
12/18/2020 Norfolk State Win 80-72 12/21/2020 Morgan State Loss 65-59

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