The Cougars and Chanticleers are set to face off at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The Chanticleers will host the game at The HTC Center in Conway, SC. The Cougars are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Chanticleers. The game’s over/under currently sits at 156 points.
CHARLESTON COUGARS VS COASTAL CAROLINA CHANTICLEERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers +6.5
This game will be played at The HTC Center at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE COASTAL CAROLINA CHANTICLEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Chanticleers.
- Not only will Coastal Carolina pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 156 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Is A Road Victory Likely for Favored Charleston?
After four games, Charleston has a record of 1-3. In each of their first four games, Charleston was favored to win. Heading into their game against Coastal Carolina, Charleston holds a 0-4 ATS record. In away games this season, Charleston is 0-3 vs. the spread and in their last ten road games, they have a 3-7 ATS record.
In four games, Charleston comes in with an over/under mark of 1-3-0, with their games averaging 141.5 points per game. The Cougars’ last five games have finished with a combined 64 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
Compared to their season average of 66.8 points per game, Charleston struggled in their previous game. Against Wyoming, the Cougars scored 60 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 31.5%. The team’s scoring leader is Ben Burnham, who holds an average of 13.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Ante Brzovic is averaging 13.2 points per game this season.
So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 124th in the country at 74.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Wyoming, the Cowboys finished with a field goal percentage of 53% and a total of 67 points vs. Charleston.
Can the Chanticleers Pull Off a Home Win?
In today’s game against Charleston, Coastal Carolina enters with an 0-2 record. So far, the Chanticleers have been favored in both of their previous games. Coastal Carolina’s spread performance heading into today’s game stands at 0-2. Over the last three games, the team has a 1-1 ATS record and an average scoring margin of -3.
After two games, Coastal Carolina has an over/under record of 2-0-0, with their games averaging a combined 166 points per game so far. When looking at the Chanticleers’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-0, with their games averaging 78 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the Coastal Carolina offense tallied 80 points in a matchup against Furman. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.8%, and they made 10 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Chanticleers offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 26.3 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.
Coming into the game, Coastal Carolina will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 87.0 points per game (184th). The Coastal Carolina defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 89 points and allowed Furman to connect on 12 threes.