NCAA hoops odds preview - Presbyterian vs. Charleston Southern
Presbyterian Blue Hose vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Odds
The Charleston Southern Buccaneers host Presbyterian on Tuesday, looking to build on their 14-9 mark against the 7-20 Blue Hose in college hoops action at CSU Field House.
The Blue Hose will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 0-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Buccaneers are 0-0 ATS. Presbyterian is 0-0 on the totals; Charleston Southern is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 79 (Buccaneers) and the No. 336 (Blue Hose) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 77-61 result in favor of the Buccaneers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Hose rank No. 340 in NCAA Division 1 with 28.7 per game. That compares with Charleston Southern’s No. 23 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Charleston Southern is college basketball's No. 3-ranked team at 9.3 per game, while the Blue Hose rate No. 193 with 6 per game.
Defensively, Presbyterian features the nation's No. 297-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. Charleston Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 nationally in scoring at home.
Presbyterian was a 64-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Winthrop. Khalid Mutakabbir scored 15 points leading the Blue Hose to a 64-57 victory over Winthrop at Furman Pinson Arena on Saturday.
Charleston Southern won its last outing, a 73-65 result against UNC Asheville on February 16. The Buccaneers grabbed a 73-65 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Saah Nimley at Kimmel Arena.
Presbyterian home to The Citadel, Saturday, February 23
Charleston Southern home to VMI, Thursday, February 21