UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs. Elon Phoenix: 2/27/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

The UNC Wilmington Seahawks (7-8) host the Elon Phoenix (6-8) as 1.5-point favorites after Mike Okauru scored 30 points in the Seahawks 89-83 loss to Hofstra. The matchup is at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The point total is set at 139 for the matchup.

Betting Information

UNC Wilmington vs Elon Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UNC Wilmington -1.5 -110 -110 139 -110 -110 -125 106

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Total Facts

  • The Seahawks and their opponents have scored no less than 139 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 11 of 15 outings (73.3%) this season.
  • Elon has combined with its opponents to score at least 139 points in two of 14 outings (14.3%) this season.
  • The two teams average a combined 2.3 more points per game (141.3) than this game’s total of 139 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 138.7 points per game, 0.3 less than the point total in this matchup.
  • The average point total in Seahawks games this year is 11.7 more points than the total of 139 in this matchup.
  • Phoenix games this season have averaged an over/under of 129.4 points, 9.6 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

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UNC Wilmington Betting Information

  • UNC Wilmington has struggled against the spread, going 6-8 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Seahawks have fared well against the spread, putting up a 5-4 record.
  • Seahawks games have played to the total or above 7 times in 14 games this season.

Elon Betting Information

  • The Phoenix have a 6-7 record against the spread, covering in only 46.2% of their outings.
  • The Phoenix have fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 2-1 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • The Phoenix and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this season — 2 of 13 (15.4%).

Head to Head

UNC Wilmington vs Elon (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2020 UNC Wilmington -2.5 136 -146 +120 Regular Season 62-56 ELON
1/11/2020 Elon -3.5 137 -175 +140 Regular Season 80-63 ELON
2/21/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-77 ELON
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 89-82 ELON

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UNC Wilmington Leaders

  • The Seahawks scoring leader is Jaylen Sims, who averages 17.6 per contest to go with 5.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • UNC Wilmington’s leading rebounder is Joe Pridgen averaging 8.4 boards per game and its best passer is Okauru and his 4.1 assists per game.
  • Ty Gadsden hits more threes per game than any other member of the Seahawks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a rate of 2.1 per game.
  • Okauru and John Bowen lead UNC Wilmington on the defensive end, with Okauru leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Bowen in blocks averaging 1.1 per contest.

Elon Leaders

  • Hunter McIntosh puts up 15.4 points per game and is the top scorer for the Phoenix.
  • The Phoenix’s leader in rebounds is Hunter Woods with 6.8 per matchup, and their leader in assists is Ikenna Ndugba with 2.6 per game.
  • McIntosh is dependable from deep and leads the Phoenix with 2.9 made threes per game.
  • The Phoenix’s leader in steals is Darius Burford with 1.4 per game, and Michael Graham is their leader in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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