William & Mary vs. College of Charleston - 1/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (5-8) at William & Mary Tribe (6-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Kaplan Arena)
The Line: William & Mary Tribe -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC SN
The William and Mary Tribe and the College of Charleston Cougars face off on Saturday at William and Mary Hall in CAA college basketball action.
The William and Mary Tribe are 6-5 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. W&M is averaging 63.9 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Marcus Thornton leads the Tribe averaging 19.1 points per game. Daniel Dixon is averaging 11.5 points, Omar Prewitt is averaging 10.5 points, and Terry Tarpey is averaging 7.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. William and Mary are 5-0 at home this season.
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The College of Charleston Cougars are 5-8 this season and they have lost their last four games in a row. C of C is averaging 59.5 points and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Joe Chaeley is averaging 11.4 points per game to lead the Cougars. Canyon Berry is averaging 11.1 points and 5.4 rebounds, Anthony Stitt is averaging 9.8 points, and Adjehi Baru is averaging 8.2 points and 6.2 rebounds. College of Charleston is 1-4 on the road this season.
William and Mary is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 9-1 against the spread following a loss, and 16-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. College of Charleston is 8-20 against the spread following a loss, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games.
William and Mary is the better team but I don’t like this number so will take the points in a game I won’t be touching.