Towson Tigers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons 03/16/2022 – The Towson Tigers who topped the Colonial Athletic Conference will enter their NIT tournament game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. This matchup will get underway at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The March Madness 2022 picks are predicting the Tigers as the underdog since Wake Forest is expecting a win. The Demon Deacons finished fourth in the Atlantic Coast this season. It’s time to jump into the details of this entertaining and important knockout game.
Towson Tigers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons 03/16/2022
|When:||Wednesday, March 16, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Towson Tigers||+9 (-110)||148 o (-110)||+285|
|Wake Forest Demon Deacons||-9 (-110)||148 u (-110)||-345|
Towson's first-ever NIT game is tomorrow night in Winston-Salem.#UnitedWeRoar | #NCAAMBBhttps://t.co/CtI4UNLAs5
— Towson Men's Basketball (@Towson_MBB) March 15, 2022
The Towson Tigers set the bar high after getting past their opponents to seal the first spot in the Colonial Athletic Conference. The Tigers finished 15-3 and were 25-8 with their overall record. Regardless of excellent performance, their CAA tournament was a disaster against the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens. The Tigers gave up 69 and scored only 56 in return. The lead scorer was Jason Gibson with 12 points and five boards. From the rebounding department, Cameron Holden contributed seven in their defeat.
Players to watch: Nicolas Timberlake G (GP 33, MIN 33.1, PTS 14.5, REB 4.3, AST 1.8, STL 0.8, BLK 0.2, TO 1.8, FG% 44.5, FT% 80.4, 3P% 40.8), Cameron Holden G (GP 33, MIN 33.2, PTS 13.7, REB 8, AST 3.1, STL 1.9, BLK 0.2, TO 2.5, FG% 42.8, FT% 70.7, 3P% 27.6), Charles Thompson F (GP 33, MIN 26.7, PTS 10.7, REB 6.6, AST 1.3, STL 0.6, BLK 1.5, TO 1.3, FG% 61.2, FT% 63.1, 3P% 0).
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
The Demon Deacons are up against a tough team but their 13-7 Atlantic Coast performance got them to finish fifth on the table. Overall, Wake Forest dropped only nine and won 23 games on the season. The ACC Tournament did not go well as they dropped to the Boston College Eagles with an 82-77 final score. Their defeat against Boston was unexpected for the Deacons. Jake Laravia tossed in 21 points after going nine for 13.
Players to watch: Alondes Williams G (GP 32, MIN 33.9, PTS 19.2, REB 6.5, AST 5.2, STL 1.2, BLK 0.4, TO 3.7, FG% 51.6, FT% 70.4, 3P% 29.3), Jake LaRavia F (GP 30, MIN 34.5, PTS 15.1, REB 6.6, AST 3.7, STL 1.7, BLK 1, TO 2.6, FG% 56.8, FT% 77.1, 3P% 40), Daivien Williamson G (GP 30, MIN 30.3, PTS 12.3, REB 2.4, AST 1.2, STL 0.7, BLK 0, TO 1.1, FG% 46.7, FT% 87, 3P% 40.7).
Towson Tigers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Predictions
Towson are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Tigers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Towson are 15-3 SU in their last 18 games this season.
Towson are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in March.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Wake Forest are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest’s last 5 games.
Wake Forest are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
Wake Forest are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest’s last 6 games this season.
Towson Tigers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Picks
Summary: Wake Forest has the home advantage, especially after winning 16 of their 18 games at home this season. The Demon Deacons seem to have their way around the court and the online basketball March Madness picks are intact for them to win.
Moneyline: +285 is the ML for the Tigers and -345 is the ML for the Deacons.
ATS: The spread here for Towson is going up to +9 (-110) and the spread for Wake Forest is -9 (-110).
Totals: Over 148 (-110) is the total for Townson and the same will go under for the Deacons.
Score Prediction: 82-74, Wake Forest wins.