College of Charleston Cougars vs Western Carolina Catamounts Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Catamounts in Western Carolina at Ramsey Center on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Cougars will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 11-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Catamounts are 11-11-1 ATS. College of Charleston is 11-8 on the totals; Western Carolina is 8-11.
The Cougars were listed as 1-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 214-ranked Catamounts and the No. 109-rated Cougars in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-66 win for the Cougars on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Western Carolina's No. 133-ranked offense, averaging 69.2 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 68 at 62 PPG. The Catamounts field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.
Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 37-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.3 points per game. Western Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 183 nationally in scoring at home.
College of Charleston was a 69-60 winner in its last match at home against Georgia Southern. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. The Cougars got 18 points from Willis Hall as College of Charleston ran past Georgia Southern 69-60 on Saturday at TD Arena.
In their last action, Western Carolina was an 80-73 loser on the road against Elon. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Western Carolina suffered an 80-73 loss against Elon on Saturday, getting 23 points from Tom Tankelewicz in a losing effort at Alumni Gym.
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Gardner-Webb are 1-0
After playing Georgia Southern are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Western Carolina Catamounts Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Coastal Carolina are 1-0
After playing Elon are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cougars at Catamounts trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of College of Charleston's last 7 games on the road
College of Charleston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
College of Charleston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Western Carolina
College of Charleston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Western Carolina's last 8 games when playing College of Charleston
Western Carolina is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Carolina's last 6 games
Western Carolina is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against College of Charleston
College of Charleston home to Gardner-Webb, Saturday, February 23
Western Carolina home to Coastal Carolina, Saturday, February 23