Georgia Southern Eagles vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Georgia Southern Eagles at TD Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 10-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 11-11 ATS. Georgia Southern is 9-10 on the totals; College of Charleston is 10-8.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, College of Charleston sat as 11-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 100 and the Eagles sitting at No. 298. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 67-62 result in favor of the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and College of Charleston has the nation's No. 227-rated offensive output, at 65.5 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 143 allowing on average 65.1 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.
Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 98-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.4 points per game. College of Charleston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 302 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 78-57 winner as they battled The Citadel on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Georgia Southern cruised to victory on Thursday, running The Citadel out of the gym and running up a 78-57 score at McAlister Field House.
College of Charleston was a 75-59 loser in their most recent outing at home against Davidson. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Andrew Lawrence scored 10 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 75-59 to Davidson at TD Arena on Thursday).
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Wofford are 5-5
After playing The Citadel are 1-9
After a win are 3-7
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Western Carolina are 6-4
After playing Davidson are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Eagles at Cougars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Southern's last 5 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against College of Charle
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
College of Charleston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of College of Charleston's last 6 games
College of Charleston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern home to Wofford, Thursday, February 21
College of Charleston at Western Carolina, Wednesday, February 20