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Jan 14, 7:30 PM | McAlister Field House

College of Charleston Cougars vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds

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A key college battle sees the visiting College of Charleston Cougars travelling to The Citadel Monday to take on the Bulldogs.

The Citadel will face the 11-5 Cougars, who own a 7-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 3-4-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cougars are 3-5 favoring the OVER.

View College of Charleston vs The Citadel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with The Citadel in this one found them as 13-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Cougars odds would favor the Cougars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. The Citadel is rated No. 345 in the current Odds Shark poll, while College of Charleston is at No. 121. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-54 win for the Cougars.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature The Citadel's No. 313-rated squad against College of Charleston's No. 114-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, The Citadel rates No. 159 in the country with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 167 nationally with 6.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, College of Charleston owns the country's No. 33-rated mark, allowing 61 points per game on the highway. The Citadel, on the other hand, rates No. 227 in scoring at home.

In their last action, College of Charleston was an 86-59 winner at home against Chattanooga. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Cougars and Moccasins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chattanooga was handed an 86-59 defeat on Saturday at TD Arena.

The Citadel was a 69-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against Samford. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 19 points from Matt Van Scyoc, but it was Samford that prevailed in a 69-65 final on Saturday at McAlister Field House.

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Georgia Southern are 5-5
After playing Chattanooga are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Davidson are 5-5
After playing Samford are 3-4
After a loss are 1-9

A few Cougars at Bulldogs trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
College of Charleston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 5 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games when playing at home against College of Charleston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games when playing College of Charleston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of The Citadel's last 12 games when playing College of Charleston
The Citadel is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing College of Charleston

Next up:
College of Charleston at Georgia Southern, Thursday, January 17
The Citadel home to Davidson, Thursday, January 17

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