College of Charleston Cougars vs Samford Bulldogs in college hoops odds
Samford Bulldogs vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the College of Charleston vs Samford battle Monday at Carolina First Arena as the Cougars look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.
The Cougars are 21-7 so far on the season, and 14-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 12-16 and 4-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen College of Charleston go 13-11 and the Bulldogs go 7-8 on the totals.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Bulldogs listed as 19.5-point underdogs
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 129 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 324 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-63 victory for the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up College of Charleston's No. 24 nationally ranked offense (77.6 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 134 at 66.4 PPG. The Cougars have been averaging 48.7% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (43.3% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Samford owns the country's No. 85-rated mark, allowing 67.3 points per game on the highway. College of Charleston, on the other hand, rates No. 37 in scoring at home.
Samford was a 70-63 loser in their most recent outing at home against Furman. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 12 points from Jeffrey Merritt, but it was Furman that prevailed in a 70-63 final on Saturday at Pete Hanna Center.
In their last action, College of Charleston was an 85-70 winner at home against Vermont. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites. The Cougars grabbed an 85-70 win over the Catamounts on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Andrew Goudelock at Carolina First Arena.
Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chattanooga are 4-5
After playing Furman are 1-4
After a loss are 2-8
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Appalachian State are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Bulldogs at Cougars trends to consider:
Samford is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Samford
College of Charleston is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Samford home to Chattanooga, Saturday, February 26
College of Charleston at Appalachian State, Thursday, February 24