Coastal Carolina Chanticleers face Liberty Flames: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Liberty Flames Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Coastal Carolina when they take on the Liberty Flames on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Chanticleers have watched them go 7-6 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Flames are at 4-12 and 0-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Flames are 0-0, while the Chanticleers have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 257-rated Flames and the No. 102-ranked Chanticleers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-61 result in favor of the Chanticleers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Liberty has the nation's No. 259-rated offensive output, at 64 PPG. The visiting Chanticleers defense ranks No. 107 allowing on average 63.5 PPG. The Flames FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Chanticleers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.8% per game.
Defensively, Coastal Carolina features the nation's No. 236-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. Liberty, meanwhile, comes in at No. 180 nationally in scoring at home.
Coastal Carolina won its last outing, a 61-43 result against Presbyterian on January 9. Coastal Carolina earned a 61-43 victory over Presbyterian on Wednesday, getting 13 points from El Hadji Ndieguene at Kimbel Arena.
Liberty was an 82-69 loser in its last match on the road against VMI. Liberty suffered an 82-69 loss against VMI on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Davon Marshall in a losing effort at Cameron Hall.
Coastal Carolina at Gardner-Webb, Wednesday, January 16
Liberty at High Point, Wednesday, January 16