Planning on watching today’s Cougars and Tribe game? Catch the action at Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, VA, as the Tribe hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on FloH. Charleston come into this Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup as the -11.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 153.5 points.

CHARLESTON COUGARS VS WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE BETTING PICK

The Pick: William & Mary Tribe +11.5

This game will be played at Kaplan Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Tribe.
  • Not only will William & Mary pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Charleston Shock Everyone at Kaplan Arena?

Charleston enters this game with a record of 15-7, including a 6-3 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. They have gone 9-4 outside of conference action.

On the road, the Cougars have gone 7-5 this season, and they have won their last two games away from home. Overall, they have gone 11-5 as the favorite.

As the favorite, Charleston has gone just 6-9-1 against the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-6-1 for the year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cougars have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Charleston’s over/under record for the season is 12-9, and the average scoring total in their games is 156.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (152.5). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

Compared to their season average of 80.9 points per game, Charleston struggled in their previous game. Against UNCW, the Cougars scored 74 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 40.6%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Ante Brzovic who comes into today’s matchup averaging 12.9. Ben Burnham also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.3.

So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 234th in the country at 75.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.4 threes per game vs. William & Mary. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.8%.

Will the Tribe Make it Happen at Home?

William & Mary enters this game as 11.5-point underdogs and they have gone 2-12 this season when tabbed as the underdog. The Tribe have gone 4-6 at home this season, and they have lost four straight games at home.

Overall, William & Mary is just 8-14 this season, including a 3-6 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. They are coming off an 81-53 loss to Delaware, and they have gone 1-4 in their last five games at home.

Overall, William & Mary has an ATS record of 8-12 this season. At home, their ATS mark is also 4-6. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tribe have gone 3-7 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, they are 0-3 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for William & Mary sits at 10-10, and the average scoring total in their games is 145.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (143.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points.

In contrast to their season average of 71.5 points per game, the William & Mary had a below average performance. They scored 53 points against Delaware and had a field goal percentage of 32.3%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Gabe Dorsey who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.5. Trey Moss also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.1.

The Tribe’s defense is presently ranked 188th nationally, allowing an average of 72.7 points per contest. So far, the William & Mary defense is giving up an average of 7.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.3 times per game (440th).