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James Madison Dukes Favored by -5.5 Point Spread Against the College of Charleston Cougars on Thursday

The James Madison Dukes hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the College of Charleston Cougars pay a visit to JMU Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The James Madison Dukes betting line opened as -5.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

College of Charleston Cougars vs James Madison Dukes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The James Madison Dukes currently sport a 10-3 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-6 ATS. The College of Charleston Cougars are 8-3 and 3-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the James Madison Dukes produce a 5-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the College of Charleston Cougars have gone 3-5 against the totals betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 201-rated College of Charleston Cougars taking on the No. 59-rated James Madison Dukes in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits James Madison's No. 95-ranked offense, averaging 77.46 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 69 at 66.09 PPG. The Dukes field goal percentage has averaged 46.94% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.15% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars got 30 points from Canyon Barry as College of Charleston ran past Campbell 86-68 on Tuesday at Pope Center.

James Madison cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Mount St. Mary's out of the gym and running up a 73-53 score at JMU Center.

Betting Trends
  • College of Charleston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • College of Charleston is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • James Madison is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • James Madison is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

College of Charleston at William & Mary, Saturday, January 2nd
James Madison at Delaware, Saturday, January 2nd