Planning on watching today’s Cougars and Tigers game? Catch the action at SECU Arena in Towson, MD, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on CBSS. Charleston come into this Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup as the -2 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 144.5 points.

CHARLESTON COUGARS VS TOWSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Towson Tigers +2

This game will be played at SECU Arena at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE TOWSON TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Towson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Cougars Offense Score Enough on the Road?

The Charleston Cougars are favored by 2 points on the road against the Towson Tigers. Charleston has a 21-7 overall record and has won six straight games. The Cougars are 12-3 in Coastal Athletic Association play and 9-4 in non-conference games.

On the road, Charleston is 10-5, and they have won their last five games away from home. For the season, the Cougars have a scoring margin of +3.3 points per game on the road.

Overall, Charleston has an ATS record of 12-14-1 this season. On the road, they are 6-8-1 vs. the spread. As the favorite, their ATS mark is 9-12-1, including a 5-5 record in their last 10 games as the favorite. In their last three road games, the Cougars are 1-2 ATS.

Charleston’s over/under record this season is 15-12 and today’s over/under line of 144.5 is in line with their average over/under line of 152.5. So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

Charleston finished with 90 points in their game against Delaware. This total surpasses their season-average of 80.5 points per game. Offensively, the Cougars have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 279th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 268th in percentage and 10th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Cougars’ defense holds the 222nd rank in the nation, allowing 73.8 points per game. Charleston’s three-point defense is currently 132nd in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.3% of their shots vs. Charleston.

Can Towson Secure a Home Victory?

At home this season, Towson has gone 11-4, and they have won their last two games at home. Over their last ten home games, they have gone 9-1. For the year, they have been the underdog in ten games, going 4-6 in those matchups. They are 17-11 overall and 10-5 in Coastal Athletic Association games.

Coming into this game, Towson has a scoring differential of +4.9 points per game at home, compared to +0.7 on the road. Their average scoring margin on the year is +3.2 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Towson has gone 5-5 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record is 14-12 and they are 8-7 vs. the spread at home. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 5-5.

Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Towson’s games this season (132.6). So far, 25 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 127 points.

Towson recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 80 points against Monmouth. This output exceeded their season average of 68 points per game. One area that the Towson offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 122nd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 41%.

In the current season, the Towson defense has excelled, sitting 16th in the nation by allowing 63.8 points per game. Against Monmouth in their most recent game, the Towson defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Monmouth to hit 48% of their shots.