The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-0) are off to a hot start and will try to remain undefeated when they go head-to-head against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (1-2) at HTC Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Monday, November 18, 2019.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Preview
The Blue Raiders defeated the Mars Hill Lions in their last outing, 96-82. Antonio Green was Middle Tennessee’s leading scorer with 31 points on 12-for-19 shooting. Middle Tennessee dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a phenomenally low turnover percentage of 4.7 and a free throw rate of 0.222. Mars Hill was 20.4 and 0.186, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Chanticleers’ last game, they were defeated by the Northern Kentucky Norse, 69-68. Devante Jones was Coastal Carolina’s leading scorer with 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting. Northern Kentucky had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.556 vs. 0.435). Coastal Carolina, on the other hand, did a terrific job of getting and making free throws (21-28; 75.0 percent).
Coastal Carolina figures to have the advantage on the offensive side of the ball. Dating back to last season, the Chanticleers rank 55th in offensive efficiency, while the Blue Raiders rank 180th in defensive efficiency.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Free Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Middle Tennessee, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Coastal Carolina ranks 89th in rebounds per game (37.2) while Middle Tennessee ranks 179th in rebounds allowed per game (35.1).