Betting on today’s Cougars and Cowboys game? Catch the action at The HTC Center in Conway, SC, as the Cowboys hosts this showdown at 2:30 ET on ESPNU. The Cougars are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 151.5 points.
CHARLESTON COUGARS VS WYOMING COWBOYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Wyoming Cowboys +4.5
This game will be played at The HTC Center at 2:30 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE WYOMING COWBOYS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-69 in favor of the Cowboys.
- Not only will Wyoming pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Do the Cougars Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?
As Charleston gets ready for their 4th game of the season, they currently have a 1-2 record. So far, the Cougars have been the favored team in all of their games based on the betting lines. Prior to today’s game, Charleston has a 0-3 ATS record. Over their last ten games, including last season, Charleston is 4-6 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Charleston have had an average of 146.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 152.5 points. Their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Cougars’ last five games have finished with a combined 65 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
The Charleston offense is coming off a game in which they scored 64 points vs. Vermont. Overall their field goal percentage was 37.1% while connecting on 3 threes. The team’s top scorer is Ante Brzovic, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 13.7, while Ben Burnham also maintains a PPG average of 12 leading up to the game.
Currently, the Cougars’ defense holds the 105th rank in the nation, allowing 77.3 points per game. Charleston’s three-point defense is currently 47th in the country at 9.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.5% of their shots vs. Charleston.
Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?
Wyoming, who currently holds a 1-1 record, is preparing for their third game of the season. Looking back at their last five home games, which includes those from last year, Wyoming has a 1-4 record. Entering today’s game, Wyoming has a 0-2 against the spread (ATS) record. Over their last ten games, which spans across the previous season, Wyoming is 3-6 ATS.
Through two games, Wyoming has an over/under record of 1-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 147 points per game so far. The Cowboys have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 77 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
Against Saint Louis, the Wyoming had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 84.3 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 35.2% in the game. Leading the team in scoring was Caden Powell with 17 points. Cam Manyawu also added 15 points for the Cowboys.
At present, the Cowboys’ defense is nationally ranked 55th, allowing 67.0 points per game. Against Saint Louis in their most recent game, the Wyoming defense gave up a total of 79 points while allowing Saint Louis to hit 35% of their shots.