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Samford College of Charleston Betting Preview

College of Charleston CougarsSamford Bulldogs
Jan 30, 8:00 PM | Pete Hanna Center

College of Charleston Cougars vs Samford Bulldogs Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Monday when the Samford Bulldogs try to run the Cougars off the court at Pete Hanna Center in college hoops action.

The Bulldogs are 7-13 so far on the season, and 7-6 ATS vs. the number. The Cougars, meanwhile, are 12-9 and 8-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Samford go 7-6 and the Cougars go 7-10-1 on the totals.

View College of Charleston vs Samford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Bulldogs as 3.5-point underdogs in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 285 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 97 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-65 victory for the Cougars.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 134 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.5 per game. That compares with Samford’s No. 289 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Samford is college basketball's No. 9-ranked team at 9 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 52 with 7.8 per game.

Defensively, College of Charleston features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Samford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 205 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for College of Charleston, they were a 68-59 loser as they battled Wofford at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. College of Charleston suffered a 68-59 loss against Wofford on Saturday, getting 18 points from Trent Wiedeman in a losing effort at Carolina First Arena.

Samford was a 77-74 winner in their most recent outing at home against Davidson. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 20 points from Jeffrey Merritt as Samford ran past Davidson 77-74 on Saturday at Pete Hanna Center.

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Elon are 5-5
After playing Wofford are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Appalachian State are 3-4
After playing Davidson are 3-1
After a win are 4-6

A few Cougars at Bulldogs trends to consider:
College of Charleston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Samford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Samford is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Samford is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
Samford is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
College of Charleston at Elon, Thursday, February 2
Samford at Appalachian State, Thursday, February 2