Charlotte 49ers home to East Carolina Pirates in NCAA Basketball betting action
East Carolina Pirates vs Charlotte 49ers Odds
The Charlotte 49ers host East Carolina on Saturday, looking to build on their 6-0 mark against the 5-0 Pirates in college hoops action at Dale F. Halton Arena.
The Pirates will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the 49ers are 4-0 ATS. East Carolina is 0-0 against the total, while Charlotte is 0-4 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 106-ranked 49ers and the No. 227-rated Pirates in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 81-78 win for the Pirates on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Charlotte has the nation's No. 161-rated offensive output, at 69.3 PPG. The visiting Pirates defense ranks No. 63 allowing on average 59.8 PPG. The 49ers FG% has averaged 44% so far, less than the Pirates marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.8% per game.
Defensively, East Carolina features the nation's No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 53 points per game. Charlotte, meanwhile, comes in at No. 238 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, East Carolina was a 62-53 winner on the road against Georgia State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. East Carolina got 16 points from Maurice Kemp en route to a 62-53 victory over Georgia State on Monday at GSU Sports Arena.
Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 67-59 winner as they battled Northeastern at home. They covered in the match as a 4-point favorite. The 49ers got 14 points from Chris Braswell as Charlotte ran past Northeastern 67-59 on Saturday at Sullivan Arena.
East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Andrews are 1-2
After a win are 8-2
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Davidson are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Pirates at 49ers trends to consider:
East Carolina is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
East Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
Charlotte is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Charlotte is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Charlotte is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against East Carolina
Charlotte is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing East Carolina
East Carolina home to St. Andrews, Tuesday, December 4
Charlotte at Davidson, Wednesday, December 5