Winthrop Eagles vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Odds
The Winthrop Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Chanticleers in Coastal Carolina at Kimbel Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 2-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Chanticleers are 0-1 ATS. Winthrop is 0-2 against the total, while Coastal Carolina is 1-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 104-ranked Chanticleers and the No. 196-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-62 win for the Chanticleers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Coastal Carolina has the nation's No. 187-rated offensive output, at 67.1 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 55 allowing on average 61.1 PPG. The Chanticleers FG% has averaged 44% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.8% per game.
Defensively, Winthrop features the nation's No. 86-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.7 points per game. Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 142 nationally in scoring at home.
Winthrop won its last outing, a 66-52 result against Southeastern Louisiana on February 23. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. Winthrop earned a 66-52 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday, getting 14 points from Joab Jerome at Winthrop Coliseum.
Coastal Carolina lost its last outing, an 80-70 result against Western Carolina on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. The Chanticleers endured an 80-70 loss at the hands of the Catamounts on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Kierre Greenwood at Ramsey Center.
Winthrop home to UNC Asheville, Saturday, March 2
Coastal Carolina at Charleston Southern, Saturday, March 2