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College of Charleston Cougars vs Elon Phoenix Betting Preview

Elon PhoenixCollege of Charleston Cougars
Jan 14, 4:00 PM | Carolina First Arena

Elon Phoenix vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds


The College of Charleston Cougars host Elon on Saturday, looking to build on their 11-5 mark against the 8-7 Phoenix in college hoops action at Carolina First Arena.

The Phoenix will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 7-6 ATS. Elon is 5-7 on the totals; College of Charleston is 5-7-1.

View Elon vs College of Charleston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phoenix are listed as 11.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 79-ranked Cougars and the No. 119-rated Phoenix in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-69 win for the Cougars on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and College of Charleston has the nation's No. 107-rated offensive output, at 72.1 PPG. The visiting Phoenix defense ranks No. 193 allowing on average 67.8 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.

Defensively, Elon features the nation's No. 243-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. College of Charleston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 128 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Elon was a 70-55 winner on the road against The Citadel. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Elon earned a 70-55 victory over The Citadel on Thursday, getting 21 points from Drew Spradlin at McAlister Field House.

Last time out for College of Charleston, they were a 73-66 loser as they battled UNC Greensboro at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite. College of Charleston got 15 points from Trent Wiedeman but lost anyway, 73-66, to UNC Greensboro on Thursday at Carolina First Arena.

Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Samford are 1-5
After playing The Citadel are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Davidson are 6-4
After playing UNC Greensboro are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Phoenix at Cougars trends to consider:
Elon is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Elon is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against College of Charle
College of Charleston is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home
College of Charleston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Elon
College of Charleston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Elon
College of Charleston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
Elon home to Samford, Thursday, January 19
College of Charleston at Davidson, Thursday, January 19