Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Cougars? Tip off is at at 6:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC. This Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup has an over/under of 139.5 points, and Charleston is favored to win by -5 at home vs. Towson.

TOWSON TIGERS VS CHARLESTON COUGARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charleston Cougars -5

This game will be played at Entertainment and Sports Arena at 6:00 ET on Monday, March 11th.

WHY BET THE CHARLESTON COUGARS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Cougars.
  • Not only will Charleston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Do the Tigers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Towson’s record this season is 20-13, and they have won two games in a row. They are 13-7 in Coastal Athletic Association play and 7-6 in non-conference games. On the road, the Tigers are 7-7, and their average scoring margin is +2.4.

As the underdog this season, Towson has gone 5-8 in 13 games. So far, they have been the underdog in 13 games. In their last outing, they beat UNCW by a score of 66-56. Their record over the last 10 road games is 5-5.

As the underdog, Towson has gone 6-7 vs. the spread this season and they are 16-15 ATS overall. On the road, their ATS mark is 8-6 and they are 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 139.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Towson’s games this season (132.8). Currently, the over/under record in their games is 13-18. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 127 points.

In their most recent game, the Towson offense concluded with only 66 points against UNCW. Throughout the game, they made 6/15 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 47.6%. In terms of offense, the Tigers have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, putting them 330th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 282nd in percentage and 289th in three-pointers made.

This season, the Towson defense has been impressive, holding the 14th position in the country while permitting an average of 63.7 points per contest. Towson will look once again to perform well on defense, holding UNCW to just 37% shooting in their most recent game.

Do the Cougars Stand a Chance at Home?

Charleston comes into this game with a 25-7 record, including a 13-2 mark at home. They have won their last six games at home, and their average scoring margin at home is +10.6 points per game.

So far, the Cougars have been favored in 26 of their 32 games. Their record as the favorite is 21-5. Overall, they have won ten straight games, including their most recent game against Monmouth, 83-59.

As the favorite this season, Charleston has gone 13-12-1 vs. the spread. Their home ATS record is 9-6, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cougars are 7-3.

Charleston’s over/under record this season is 17-14 and today’s over/under line of 139.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (152.4). So far, 25 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 157 points.

In their latest game, Charleston’s offense looked good, scoring 83 points against Monmouth. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.8% and made 12/13 free throws. Currently leading the team in scoring is Ante Brzovic who comes into today’s matchup averaging 12.5. Reyne Smith also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.4.

So far, the Cougars’ defense is ranked 195th in the country at 72.8 points per contest. Charleston’s three-point defense is currently 131st in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.4% of their shots vs. Charleston.