Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Tigers and Cougars. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Cougars at TD Arena in Charleston, SC. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Coastal Athletic Association conference game currently have the Cougars as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 140.5 points.


The Pick: Towson Tigers +10.5

This game will be played at TD Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 18th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cougars.
  • Even though we have Charleston winning straight-up, we like Towson at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Tigers Win in Charleston?

Through 17 games, Towson has a 9-8 record, including a 1-2 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play. On the road, the Tigers have gone 2-4 this season, and they enter this game on a two-game losing streak away from home.

As the underdog, Towson has gone 2-5 this season, and they are 5-2 when favored. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -1.2 points per game.

As the underdog, Towson has gone 2-5 against the spread this season and they are 5-9 overall vs. the spread. On the road, the Tigers have gone 2-4 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 road ATS record is 4-6.

Today’s over/under line of 140.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Towson’s games this season (133.2). So far, 12 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 131 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Towson offense tallied 59 points in a matchup against Northeastern. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.5%, and they made 6 threes. Nendah Tarke was the leading scorer for the Tigers, putting up 17 points. In addition, Charles Thompson contributed 10 points.

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 32nd, allowing 64.6 points per game. Towson’s three-point defense is currently 42nd in the country at 5.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.8% of their shots vs. Towson.

Can Charleston Secure a Home Victory?

Charleston is currently riding an eight-game win streak and has yet to lose at home this season (7-0). Over the last 10 games at home, the Cougars are 10-0, and their average margin of victory at home is +10.1 points per game.

So far this season, Charleston has been favored in 12 of its 17 games, going 9-3 in those matchups. Overall, the Cougars are 13-4, including a 4-0 mark in Coastal Athletic Association play.

As the favorite this season, Charleston is 4-7-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 4-3 this year and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 4-5-1.

Charleston’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-7 and today’s line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (152.5). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 166 points.

Charleston recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 94 points against Monmouth. This output exceeded their season average of 80.1 points per game. Offensively, the Cougars hold a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, placing them 303rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 301st in terms of percentage and 17th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 213rd in the country at 74.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Towson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.6%.