Elon vs. College of Charleston - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (5-12) at Elon Phoenix (10-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Alumni Gym)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars and Elon Phoenix play Wednesday at the Alumni Gym.
The College of Charleston Cougars have lost eight straight games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, CofC is averaging 58.4 points on 40.8 percent shooting and is allowing 65.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Canyon Barry is averaging 11.4 points and 5.3 rebounds while Joe Chealey is averaging 11.1 points and 3.2 assists. Anthony Stitt is dishing 2.8 assists and Adjehi Baru is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The College of Charleston Cougars are a struggling offensive team that’s scored less than 60 points in five of their last six games and is shooting 64.7 percent from the line and 35.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, College of Charleston is allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in five of its last eight games.
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The Elon Phoenix have split their last four games and look for their third conference win. On the season, Elon is averaging 67.9 points on 41.1 percent shooting and is allowing 69.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Elijah Bryant is averaging 14.1 points and 2.5 assists while Tanner Samson is averaging 12.9 points and 4.6 rebounds. Ryan Winters is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Kevin Blake is shooting 50.5 percent from the field. The Elon Phoenix have seven players averaging at least 5.2 points while they’re shooting 69 percent from the line and 36.2 percent from downtown. Defensively, Elon is allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 79 points in back-to-back games. Elon is 5-2 SU on its home court.
The Cougars are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 16-38-1 ATS in their last 55 games overall. The Phoenix are 5-17 ATS in their last 22 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Cougars are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Elon University and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Elon has been a covering machine as of late while CofC has been brutal both SU and ATS pretty much all season. Elon is much better offensively and should cover this game with the help from the home crowd.