College of Charleston Cougars visit Furman Paladins in college basketball clash
College of Charleston Cougars vs Furman Paladins Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Timmons Arena Saturday as host Furman looks to handle the College of Charleston Cougars in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Paladins are 6-22 overall and 8-15 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 21-9 and 11-15 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Furman boasts a 10-11 on the OU, and College of Charleston is 11-11.
Bettors looking to side with Furman in this one found them as 11-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Paladins at No. 342 and the Cougars at No. 96 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-55 result in favor of the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cougars is ranked No. 50 in NCAA hoops at 37.6 per game. Contrast that with Furman’s No. 305 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Furman is the No. 156-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while College of Charleston rates No. 186 at 6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, College of Charleston owns the country's No. 37-rated mark, allowing 62.5 points per game on the highway. Furman, on the other hand, rates No. 217 in scoring at home.
In their last action, College of Charleston was a 55-50 winner at home against Wofford. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. The Cougars grabbed a 55-50 win over the Terriers on Thursday, behind a 10-point effort from Andrew Lawrence at TD Arena.
In their last action, Furman was a 68-57 loser on the road against The Citadel. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Paladins endured a 68-57 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Larry Wideman at McAlister Field House.
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Wofford are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After playing The Citadel are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
A few Cougars at Paladins trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Furman
College of Charleston is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 5 games on the road
College of Charleston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Furman's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Furman's last 5 games when playing College of Charleston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Furman's last 7 games at home
Furman is 6-12-1 ATS in its last 19 games when playing College of Charleston