NCAA hoops odds preview - The Citadel vs. Charleston Southern
The Citadel Bulldogs vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on CSU Field House Tuesday as host Charleston Southern looks to handle the The Citadel Bulldogs in NCAA hoops action.
The Buccaneers currently sports a 2-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Bulldogs are 3-3 and 1-1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Buccaneers produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 1-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 18 (Buccaneers) and the No. 315 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 74-73 result in favor of the Buccaneers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Charleston Southern's No. 104 nationally ranked offense (72.4 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 208 at 67.7 PPG. The Buccaneers have been averaging 40.7% from the field, less than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (46.6% on average).
Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 333-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Charleston Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 48 nationally in scoring at home.
The Citadel lost its last outing, an 84-54 result against UNC Greensboro on December 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point underdog. The Bulldogs were hammered by UNC Greensboro on Saturday, losing by an 84-54 final at Greensboro Coliseum in college basketball betting action.
Charleston Southern was a 101-69 winner in its last match at home against Barber Scotia. The battle between the Buccaneers and Sabers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Barber Scotia was handed a 101-69 defeat on Saturday at CSU Field House.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
After playing UNC Greensboro are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
A few Bulldogs at Buccaneers trends to consider:
The Citadel is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
The Citadel is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Charleston Southe
The Citadel is 1-17 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The Citadel at Gardner-Webb, Saturday, December 15
Charleston Southern at East Tennessee State, Tuesday, December 18