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Samford Bulldogs home to College of Charleston Cougars in NCAA Basketball betting action

College of Charleston CougarsSamford Bulldogs
Feb 7, 8:00 PM | Pete Hanna Center

College of Charleston Cougars vs Samford Bulldogs Odds


College of Charleston travels to Samford on Thursday, hoping to boost its 16-7 record with a victory over the Bulldogs.

This season, the Bulldogs are 7-15 overall and 10-8 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 16-7 and 11-8 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Samford boasts a 4-8-1 on the OU, and College of Charleston is 7-8.

View College of Charleston vs Samford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Samford opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 335 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 100 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-56 victory for the Cougars.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 74 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.3 per game. That compares with Samford’s No. 343 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Samford is college basketball's No. 128-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 147 with 6.4 per game.

Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.3 points per game. Samford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 318 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for College of Charleston, they were an 81-59 winner as they battled UNC Greensboro at home. They covered in the match as a 10.5-point favorite. The Cougars blew out UNC Greensboro on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 81-59 win at TD Arena.

Samford was a 77-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Elon. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. Samford suffered a 77-66 loss against Elon on Saturday, getting 21 points from Connor Miller in a losing effort at Alumni Gym.

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Chattanooga are 8-2
After playing UNC Greensboro are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing The Citadel are 3-5
After playing Elon are 2-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cougars at Bulldogs trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Samford's last 5 games when playing College of Charleston
Samford is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
Samford is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing College of Charleston
Samford is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing College of Charleston

Next up:
College of Charleston at Chattanooga, Saturday, February 9
Samford home to The Citadel, Saturday, February 9