NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Cougars underdogs vs Tribe at William & Mary

College of Charleston CougarsWilliam & Mary Tribe
11-10January 27, 2014, 07:00 | Kaplan Arena11-7

William & Mary will look to improve on its 11-7 record on Monday when they host College of Charleston in NCAA basketball odds action at Kaplan Arena.

The Tribe are 11-7 so far on the season, and 8-3-1 ATS vs. the number. The Cougars, meanwhile, are 11-10 and 7-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen William & Mary go 4-8 and the Cougars go 8-8 on the totals.

View College of Charleston Cougars vs William & Mary Tribe Odds and Stats.

The Cougars were listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including

The Tribe sit at No. 161 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cougars sit at No. 55 on the same chart.


College of Charleston lost its last outing, a 58-56 result against James Madison on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog. Willis Hall scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 58-56 to James Madison at JMU Center on Saturday).

Last time out for William & Mary, they were a 68-66 winner as they battled Drexel on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Marcus Thornton scored 26 points for William & Mary on Saturday, leading the Tribe to a 68-66 win over Drexel at John A. Daskalakis Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature William & Mary's No. 225-rated squad against College of Charleston's No. 58-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, William & Mary rates No. 8 in the country with 8.72 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 114 nationally with 6.33 per match.

A few Cougars at Tribe trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
College of Charleston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 6 games
College of Charleston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
William & Mary is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
William & Mary is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of William & Mary's last 5 games
William & Mary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
College of Charleston home to Hofstra, Saturday, February 1st
William & Mary at Delaware, Wednesday, January 29th