Betting on today’s Buccaneers and Panthers game? Catch the action at Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena in High Point, NC, as the Panthers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Big South conference matchup has an over/under of 150 points, and the Panthers are favored to win at home vs. the Buccaneers.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS VS HIGH POINT PANTHERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charleston Southern Buccaneers +18

This game will be played at Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, January 20th.

WHY BET THE CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Even though we have High Point winning straight-up, we like Charleston Southern at +18.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Buccaneers Have a Shot at a Win at High Point?

Charleston Southern has struggled on the road this season, posting a 1-8 record and being outscored by an average of 17.2 points per game. Overall, the Buccaneers are 6-11, including a 2-2 mark in Big South play. They enter today’s game against High Point on a two-game winning streak.

So far this season, Charleston Southern has been the underdog in 11 of its 17 games, going just 1-10 in those contests. The Bucs are coming off a 77-70 win over USC Upstate and have gone 1-9 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog, Charleston Southern has gone 4-7 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-5 and over their last 10 road games, they are 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Charleston Southern’s over/under record this season is 5-7-2, and today’s line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (142.2). Their average scoring total in their last three games is 146 points, and over their last 10 games, their OU record is 4-5.

Coming off their recent game, the Charleston Southern offense tallied 77 points in a matchup against USC Upstate. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49%, and they made 10 threes. The top scorer for the Buccaneers was Taje’ Kelly with 20 points, while A’Lahn Sumler also added 20 to the scoreboard.

At this time, the Buccaneers’ defense is positioned 232nd in the country, permitting 75.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Charleston Southern’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 47.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.0% this season.

Will High Point Make it Happen at Home?

High Point is a perfect 10-0 at home this season, and they have won 10 straight games at home. They have an average scoring margin of +11.1 points per game at home.

Overall, they have won seven straight games, and they are 15-4 on the season.

High Point has been solid against the spread this season, going 11-4-2. At home, they have an ATS mark of 7-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers are 6-4 vs. the spread.

High Point’s over/under record this season is 10-7 and their games are averaging 156.9 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 150 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (152.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 164 points.

High Point’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Presbyterian, finishing the game with a total of 86 points. Their season average is now 85.3 points per game. Kezza Giffa was the leading scorer for the Panthers, putting up 27 points. In addition, Kimani Hamilton contributed 21 points.

Currently, the Panthers’ defense holds the 203rd rank in the nation, allowing 73.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, High Point’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 37.6% this season.