Western Carolina Catamounts vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Western Carolina Catamounts Odds
The visiting Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Ramsey Center against the Western Carolina Catamounts.
This season, the Catamounts are 11-17 overall and 12-11-1 ATS ATS, while the Chanticleers are 13-12 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Western Carolina boasts a 8-12 on the OU, and Coastal Carolina is 0-0.
The visitors opened as 5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 82-rated Coastal Carolina taking on the No. 214-rated Catamounts in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-66 win for the Chanticleers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Western Carolina's No. 137-ranked offense, averaging 69.1 PPG, against a Chanticleers defense that ranks No. 74 at 62.1 PPG. The Catamounts field goal percentage has averaged 43.2% so far, less than the Chanticleers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Coastal Carolina owns the country's No. 139-rated mark, allowing 68 points per game on the highway. Western Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 195 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Coastal Carolina, they were a 65-64 winner as they battled UNC Asheville at home. Coastal Carolina got 22 points from Anthony Raffa en route to a 65-64 victory over UNC Asheville on Tuesday at Kimbel Arena.
In their last action, Western Carolina was a 67-65 loser at home against College of Charleston. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Catamounts endured a 67-65 loss at the hands of the Cougars on Wednesday, despite a 24-point effort from Trey Sumler at Ramsey Center.
Western Carolina Catamounts Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chattanooga are 4-6
After playing College of Charleston are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Chanticleers at Catamounts trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Carolina's last 7 games
Western Carolina is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
Western Carolina is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Western Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Coastal Carolina home to Winthrop, Wednesday, February 27
Western Carolina home to Chattanooga, Thursday, February 28