March Madness - Coastal Carolina Chanticleers visit Virginia Cavaliers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
|Coastal Carolina Chanticleers||Virginia Cavaliers|
|21-12||March 21, 2014, 09:25 | PNC Arena||28-6|
Coastal Carolina will be in tough in their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1993 on Friday as they take on top-seeded Virginia in an East Region betting matchup.
Odds Shark computer pick - 76.1-52.1 Virginia
The Chanticleers will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 4-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cavaliers are 19-10-1 ATS. Coastal Carolina is 1-3 against the total, while Virginia is 12-17-1 versus the number.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cavaliers rated this week at No. 24 and the Chanticleers sitting at No. 221.
Coastal Carolina was a 76-61 winner in its last match at home against Winthrop. Warren Gillis scored 22 points leading the Chanticleers to a 76-61 victory over Winthrop at HTC Center on Sunday.
Virginia won its last outing, a 72-63 result against Duke on March 16. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points leading the Cavaliers to a 72-63 victory over Duke at Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday.
A few Chanticleers at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Virginia is 16-4-1 ATS in its last 21 games
Virginia is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Virginia's last 15 games