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James Madison Dukes Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Charlotte 49ers

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for James Madison when they take on the Charlotte 49ers on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The James Madison Dukes were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

James Madison Dukes vs Charlotte 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The James Madison Dukes will look to cover the spread vs the Charlotte 49ers on Wednesday, as the Dukes are 1-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the 49ers are 2-1-1 ATS. James Madison is 4-1 against the total, while Charlotte is 1-3 versus the total betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 97-ranked Charlotte 49ers and the No. 189-rated James Madison Dukes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Charlotte has the nation's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 86.17 PPG. The visiting James Madison Dukes defense ranks No. 218 allowing on average 77.5 PPG. The 49ers FG% has averaged 46.35% so far, more than the Charlotte Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.21% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Madison suffered a 80-77 loss against George Mason on Saturday, getting 19 points from Jackson Kent in a losing effort at Patriot Center.

Charlotte got 19 points from Jon Davis en route to a 80-72 victory over Appalachian State on Monday at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • James Madison is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • James Madison is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Charlotte is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison at Longwood, Saturday, December 3rd
Charlotte at Oregon State, Saturday, December 3rd