Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Cougars and Fightin’ Blue Hens. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Fightin’ Blue Hens at Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE. Get ready to place your bets! Charleston is favored by -1.5 in this Coastal Athletic Association conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently 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.

Do the Cougars Have a Shot at a Road Win?

In the upcoming game against Delaware, Charleston, who currently holds a 20-7 overall record, will be on the road. So far this season, they are 9-5 when playing away and 10-2 at home. In terms of their ATS performance, Charleston has a subpar record of 11-14-1. In their last ten games, Charleston is 2-3 vs. the spread.

So far, Charleston’s games have averaged 154.1 points per game with the average over/under line being 152.3 points. 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.

In their most recent game, the Charleston offense put up just 65 points vs. the William & Mary Tribe. Overall, they are now averaging 80.2 points per game which is 52nd in the country. The team’s top scorer is Ante Brzovic, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 12.6, while Ben Burnham also maintains a PPG average of 12.1 leading up to the game.

So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 222nd in the country at 73.9 points per contest. So far, the Charleston defense is giving up an average of 8.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.6 times per game (394th).

Do the Fightin’ Blue Hens Have What it Takes at Home?

After their most recent game, which they won by a score of 62-54, Delaware now has a record of 17-10. In away games this season, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have a 8-5 record, while on their home floor they have a 7-5 record. Delaware’s current record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 13-12. On the road, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have gone 8-5 vs. the spread, while at home they are 5-7.

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. In their most recent three games, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ over/under record is 0-3, with their games averaging 127 points per game.

Against North Carolina A&T, the Delaware had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 74.7 points per game. They scored 62 points and posted a field goal percentage of 45.1% in the game. Gerald Drumgoole led the scoring for the Fightin’ Blue Hens, contributing 23 points. Additionally, Jalun Trent chipped in with 10 points.

At this time, the Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense is positioned 105th in the country, permitting 69.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Delaware’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.7% this season.