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College of Charleston Cougars vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Matchup Report

Appalachian State MountaineersCollege of Charleston Cougars
March 2, 11:30 AM | U.S. Cellular Arena

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds

12-17TEAM RECORD19-11

College of Charleston looks to cover the Cougars-Mountaineers pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 19-11 mark when they host Appalachian State in college basketball action.

This is a conference playoff game in the Southern Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at U.S. Cellular Arena.

College of Charleston will face the 12-17 Mountaineers, who own a 13-10-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cougars are 10-16-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mountaineers are 14-10 favoring the OVER.

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Betting Line:
The Cougars are listed as 6.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 70-ranked Cougars and the No. 174-rated Mountaineers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-67 win for the Cougars on Friday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits College of Charleston's No. 117-ranked offense, averaging 70.3 PPG, against a Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 253 at 70 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 42.6% so far, less than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44% per game.

Defensively, Appalachian State features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. College of Charleston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.

Appalachian State was an 83-75 loser in its last match on the road against Western Carolina. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. The Mountaineers got 15 points from Andre Williamson, but it was Western Carolina that prevailed in an 83-75 final on Saturday at Ramsey Center.

Last time out for College of Charleston, they were a 55-47 winner as they battled The Citadel on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite. College of Charleston earned a 55-47 victory over The Citadel on Saturday, getting 12 points from Antwaine Wiggins at McAlister Field House.

Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Western Carolina are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing The Citadel are 9-1
After a win are 4-6

A few Mountaineers at Cougars trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 5 games when playing Appalachian State
College of Charleston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Appalachian State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of College of Charleston's last 7 games