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Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Preview

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Jan 7, 5:30 PM | CSU Field House

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Odds


The Charleston Southern Buccaneers host Coastal Carolina on Saturday, looking to build on their 10-5 mark against the 10-4 Chanticleers in college hoops action at CSU Field House.

Supporters of the Chanticleers have watched them go 10-4 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Buccaneers are at 10-5 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Buccaneers are 0-1, while the Chanticleers have a 0-0 mark.

View Coastal Carolina vs Charleston Southern Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 168-ranked Buccaneers and the No. 72-rated Chanticleers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 85-81 win for the Chanticleers on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charleston Southern's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 80.8 PPG, against a Chanticleers defense that ranks No. 92 at 63.1 PPG. The Buccaneers field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, less than the Chanticleers marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.1% per game.

Defensively, Coastal Carolina features the nation's No. 48-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.2 points per game. Charleston Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 nationally in scoring at home.

Coastal Carolina lost its last outing, a 70-65 result against Campbell on January 2. Coastal Carolina got 18 points from Anthony Raffa but lost anyway, 70-65, to Campbell on Monday at Convocation Center.

Last time out for Charleston Southern, they were a 91-73 winner as they battled Campbell at home. Charleston Southern got 23 points from Kelvin Martin en route to a 91-73 victory over Campbell on Thursday at CSU Field House.

Next up:
Coastal Carolina home to Gardner-Webb, Thursday, January 12
Charleston Southern at Gardner-Webb, Tuesday, January 10