Baylor College of Charleston Betting Preview
College of Charleston Cougars vs Baylor Bears Odds
The Baylor Bears host College of Charleston on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-1 mark against the 2-2 Cougars in college hoops action at Ferrell Center.
The Bears sport records of 4-1 and 1-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Cougars have 2-2 and 2-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Bears and 0-1 for the Cougars.
The Cougars were listed as 18-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bears, most recently No. 12 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 75 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 84-70 victory for the Bears.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 127 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.2 per game. That compares with Baylor’s No. 57 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Baylor is college basketball's No. 100-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 222 with 5.5 per game.
Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Baylor, meanwhile, comes in at No. 55 nationally in scoring at home.
College of Charleston was a 71-67 winner in its last match at home against Boston College. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. The Cougars grabbed a 71-67 win over the Eagles on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Andrew Lawrence at TD Arena.
In their last action, Baylor was a 97-78 winner at home against St. John's. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. St. John's got 24 points from Phil Greene IV but lost anyway, 97-78, to Baylor on Sunday at TD Arena.
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Charleston Southern are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kentucky are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Cougars at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of College of Charleston's last 7 games on the road
College of Charleston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Baylor is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
College of Charleston at Charleston Southern, Wednesday, November 28
Baylor at Kentucky, Saturday, December 1