College of Charleston Cougars vs Old Dominion Monarchs Preview
Old Dominion Monarchs vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars will be trying to slam the Old Dominion Monarchs on Tuesday when the teams tip off at TD Arena in college betting action.
The Cougars sit at 5-4 (4-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Monarchs are currently 1-9 (3-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? College of Charleston is 0-3 OU, and Old Dominion is 3-0 OU.
Bettors looking to side with College of Charleston in this one found them as 8.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 102 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Monarchs, who rate No. 264 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 60-57 victory for 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. 312-rated offensive output, at 58.7 PPG. The visiting Monarchs defense ranks No. 273 allowing on average 71.7 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 43.1% so far, more than the Monarchs marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.
Defensively, Old Dominion features the nation's No. 210-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.3 points per game. College of Charleston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 339 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Old Dominion was a 75-71 loser at home against Central Florida. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Aaron Bacote scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Monarchs to a win (they lost 75-71 to Central Florida at Ted Constant Center on Friday).
College of Charleston was a 65-49 loser in their most recent outing at home against Anderson Sc. College of Charleston suffered a 65-49 loss against Anderson Sc on Thursday, getting 11 points from Adjehi Baru in a losing effort at TD Arena.
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Virginia are 1-1
After playing Central Florida are 0-2
After a loss are 3-7
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Coastal Carolina are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Monarchs at Cougars trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
College of Charleston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
College of Charleston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Old Dominion home to Virginia, Saturday, December 22
College of Charleston home to Coastal Carolina, Saturday, December 22