Betting on today’s Cougars and Fightin’ Blue Hens game? Catch the action at Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE, as the Fightin’ Blue Hens hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on FloH. Charleston is favored by -1.5 in this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest against Delaware. The game’s over/under currently sits at 154.5 points.

CHARLESTON COUGARS VS DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens +1.5

This game will be played at Bob Carpenter Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Fightin’ Blue Hens.
  • Not only will Delaware pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Favored Charleston?

After their most recent game, where they defeated William & Mary by a score of 65-57, Charleston now has a 20-7 record. When playing away from home, the Cougars have a record of 9-5, while they have gone 10-2 when playing at home. Charleston has a subpar ATS record of 11-14-1, falling below the .500 mark. In their most recent five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

In 27 games, Charleston comes in with an over/under mark of 14-12-0, with their games averaging 154.1 points per game. When analyzing the Cougars’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 145 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

The Charleston offense is coming off a game where they scored 65 points against William & Mary. They posted a field goal percentage of 32.7% and connected on 7 threes. In terms of offense, the Cougars have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, putting them 295th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 277th in percentage and 11th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 222nd in the country at 73.9 points per contest. Charleston’s three-point defense is currently 138th in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.4% of their shots vs. Charleston.

Can the Fightin’ Blue Hens Hold Strong at Home?

Delaware has a game against Charleston, which will be their 28th game of the season and they have a 17-10 overall record. The Fightin’ Blue Hens have played all of their games on the road this season. Delaware has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 13-12. This includes a solid 8-5 mark on the road and a slightly below-average 5-7 record at home.

Up to this point, games involving Delaware have had an average of 143.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 142.9 points. Their over/under record is 12-13-0. The Fightin’ Blue Hens have an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 127 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Delaware offense concluded with only 62 points against North Carolina A&T. Throughout the game, they made 5/23 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 45.1%. Jyare Davis is leading the team in scoring at 17.9 points per contest. Gerald Drumgoole has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.9 going into the game.

So far, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense is ranked 105th in the country at 69.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Charleston. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.7%.