Big South Tournament - Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Liberty Flames Betting Matchup Report
Liberty Flames vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Odds
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Liberty Flames at HTC Center on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
It's a game in the Big South Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68.
Coastal Carolina will face the 11-20 Flames, who own a 1-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Chanticleers are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flames are 1-0 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Coastal Carolina sat as 8-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 103-ranked Chanticleers and the No. 190-rated Flames in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-65 win for the Chanticleers on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Coastal Carolina's No. 184-ranked offense, averaging 67.2 PPG, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 270 at 70.5 PPG. The Chanticleers field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Flames marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Liberty owns the country's No. 253-rated mark, allowing 72.7 points per game on the highway. Coastal Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 140 in scoring at home.
Liberty was a 73-56 winner in its last match on the road against Radford. The Flames grabbed a 73-56 win over the Highlanders on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Davon Marshall at Dedmon Center.
In their last action, Coastal Carolina was a 75-64 loser on the road against Charleston Southern. Coastal Carolina got 23 points from Anthony Raffa but lost anyway, 75-64, to Charleston Southern on Saturday at CSU Field House.