Vermont Catamounts vs College of Charleston Cougars Preview
College of Charleston Cougars vs Vermont Catamounts Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Catamounts in Vermont at Roy Patrick Gym on Saturday in college basketball action.
Supporters of the Cougars have watched them go 7-4 and 5-3 ATS on the year, while the Catamounts are at 7-4 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Catamounts are 1-0, while the Cougars have a 1-3 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Catamounts sit at No. 259 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cougars sit at No. 140 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Catamounts will win this game 63-60.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vermont's No. 282 nationally ranked offense (62.5 points per game) against a Cougars defense that sits as the No. 96 at 62.3 PPG. The Catamounts have been averaging 43.4% from the field, less than the Cougars have managed so far this season (43.8% on average).
Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 60 points per game. Vermont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 324 nationally in scoring at home.
College of Charleston was a 60-51 winner in its last match at home against Coastal Carolina. College of Charleston earned a 60-51 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday, getting 22 points from Anthony Stitt at TD Arena.
Last time out for Vermont, they were a 76-62 winner as they battled Fairleigh Dickinson on the road. Fairleigh Dickinson suffered a 76-62 loss against Vermont on Saturday, getting 20 points from Melquan Bolding in a losing effort at Rothman Center.
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Coastal Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Cougars at Catamounts trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
College of Charleston at Marist, Monday, December 31
Vermont at New Hampshire, Wednesday, January 2