The Campbell Fighting Camels (9-10) and the Elon Phoenix (8-11) collide in a conference showdown on Thursday. Elon leads the all-time series 24-13 but these teams have played just twice since 2001. In 2020, Elon defeated Campbell 66-56. However, Elon limps into Thursday's contest have lost each of its last eight games on the road. 

Tip-off from Carter Gym in North Carolina is set for 5 p.m. ET. The Fighting Camels are 1-point favorites in the latest Elon vs. Campbell odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 143. Before making any Campbell vs. Elon picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 12 of the 2023-24 season on a 114-73 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning more than $2,000 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 19-5 start on top-rated spread picks this season. Anyone following has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Elon vs. Campbell and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Campbell vs. Elon:

  • Elon vs. Campbell spread: Fighting Camels -1
  • Elon vs. Campbell over/under: 143 points 
  • Elon vs. Campbell money line: Campbell -119, Elon -101
  • CAMP: Campbell is 6-1 in its last seven games at home
  • ELON: Elon is 0-8 in its last eight games on the road 
  • Elon vs. Campbell picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why Elon can cover

Senior guard Rob Higgins is an agile ball handler and scorer in the backcourt. Higgins plays at a calm pace while owning a secure jumper. The New Jersey native averages 11.6 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game. He's scored at least 17 points in four of his last seven outings. On Jan. 13 versus Drexel, Higgins tallied 18 points and four assists. He also went 4-of-6 from downtown. 

Sophomore guard TK Simpkins has terrific quickness to fly to the rim and jump into passing lanes. Simpkins logs 11.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.4 steals per game. In the Jan. 18 loss to UNC Wilmington, the New York native logged 16 points, four assists, and one steal. See which team to pick here.

Why Campbell can cover

Sophomore guard Anthony Dell'Orso is the best player on the floor for the Fighting Camels. Dell'Orso has a knack for penetrating the lane and the mid-range to rack up his points. He also plays solid defense and will create turnovers. The Australia native leads the team in points (17.5), rebounds (6.2), and steals (1.6). On Jan. 13 against Hofstra, Dell'Orso dropped 29 points and 13 boards. This was his sixth game of the year with 20-plus points. 

Senior forward Laurynas Vaistaras is a lengthy presence who does his damage from the mid-range area to the low post. Vaistaras has good footwork with a soft touch around the rim. The Lithuania native averages 10.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game. On Jan. 18 versus William & Mary, Vaistaras dropped 21 points, five rebounds, and six assists. See which team to pick here.

How to make Campbell vs. Elon picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 140 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60% of simulations. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Elon vs. Campbell, and which side of the spread hits in well over 60% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that is on a 19-5 roll on its top-ranked college basketball picks, and find out.