College of Charleston Cougars face Elon Phoenix: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
College of Charleston Cougars vs Elon Phoenix Odds
The Elon Phoenix will hit the floor running against the visiting College of Charleston Cougars Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
This season, the Phoenix are 5-2 overall and 2-1 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 4-2 and 3-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Elon boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and College of Charleston is 0-1.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Elon Phoenix as 4.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Phoenix, most recently No. 121 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 148 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-68 victory for the Phoenix.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Elon's No. 129-ranked offense, averaging 71.1 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 90 at 61.7 PPG. The Phoenix field goal percentage has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.
Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 81-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Elon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, College of Charleston was a 72-67 winner on the road against Charleston Southern. College of Charleston got 18 points from Anthony Stitt en route to a 72-67 victory over Charleston Southern on Wednesday at CSU Field House.
Elon was a 55-50 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Georgia Southern. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Phoenix got 16 points from Lucas Troutman as Elon ran past Georgia Southern 55-50 on Wednesday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing Louisville are 2-0
After playing Charleston Southern are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Dartmouth are 1-0
After playing Georgia Southern are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few Cougars at Phoenix trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Elon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Elon is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Elon is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against College of Charleston
Elon is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing College of Charleston
College of Charleston home to Louisville, Tuesday, December 4
Elon home to Dartmouth, Tuesday, December 4