The Seahawks and Cougars are set to face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Cougars will host the game at TD Arena in Charleston, SC. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 155.5 points, and Charleston is favored by -4.5 to win at home against UNCW.

UNCW SEAHAWKS VS CHARLESTON COUGARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charleston Cougars -4.5

This game will be played at TD Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.

WHY BET THE CHARLESTON COUGARS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Cougars.
  • Not only will Charleston pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Seahawks Pull Off a Road Win?

UNCW has had a strong season so far, going 14-6 overall and 5-2 in the Coastal Athletic Association. They have won five straight games, including a 77-54 victory over Northeastern in their most recent contest.

On the road, the Seahawks are 7-4 this season, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games away from home. So far, they have been an underdog in four games, going 2-2 in those contests.

UNCW has been .500 vs. the spread this season with an 8-8 record. On the road, they are 6-5 vs. the spread this year and have gone 2-3 vs. the spread at home. As the underdog, the Seahawks have gone 2-2 vs. the spread this season and are 4-6 vs. the spread as the underdog in their last 10 games.

UNCW’s over/under record for the season currently sits at 10-6. The average over/under line in their games this year is 144.8, and the average scoring in their games is 147.2 points. So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line of 155.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 6-4.

In their most recent game, the Seahawks’ offense tallied 77 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 81 points per game. Leading UNCW in scoring vs. Northeastern was Shykeim Phillips with his 17 points. Trazarien White also added 13 points for the Seahawks.

At present, the Seahawks’ defense is nationally ranked 164th, allowing 71.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.7 threes per game vs. Charleston. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.4%.

Is It the Cougars Game to Lose at Home?

Charleston enters tonight’s game as the favorite, as they have been in 15 of their 21 games this season. So far, they have gone 11-4 when favored. At home, the Cougars are 7-1 this season, and they have won four of their last five games at home.

Overall, Charleston has won two straight games and comes in with a record of 15-6. In their most recent game, they defeated Campbell by a score of 90-67.

As the favorite, Charleston has gone 6-8-1 vs. the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is 4-4 and their last 10 games as the favorite have resulted in a 6-3-1 ATS record.

Charleston’s over/under record this season is 12-8 and today’s line of 155.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (152.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 165 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Charleston’s offense scored 90 points against Campbell. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.2%, and they went 6/7 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Cougars was Ben Burnham with 16 points, while Jordan Crawford also chipped in with 13 points.

At present, the Cougars’ defense is nationally ranked 234th, allowing 75.0 points per game. Charleston’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Campbell offense to knock down 55% of their shots on their way to putting up 67 points.