College of Charleston Cougars vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (2-2) at College of Charleston Cougars (2-1)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: College of Charleston Cougars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Carolina Catamounts will travel to play the College of Charleston Cougars in a non-conference game.
The College of Charleston Cougars are 2-2 and are coming off of a loss against Coastal Carolina by a score of 67-61. The game was tied at 55, until Coastal Carolina went on an 8-0 run with under a minute left in the game. Cameron Johnson led Charleston with 20 points. Marquise Pointer came off of the bench for Charleston and had 9 points. Charleston was out rebounded by their opponent by a total of 39-33 and had only 9 assists in their defeat. Charleston is averaging 72 points per game while giving up 65.3 points per game. Charleston is also averaging 38.8 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. Canyon Barry is averaging 23 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for Charleston. Cameron Johnson is averaging 15.5 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Charleston. Charleston is shooting 65.9% on free throws, 37.9% on three-pointers, and 42.7% on all field goal attempts.
USA TODAY Sports
The Western Carolina Catamounts are 2-2 and are coming off of a win against Hiwassee by a score of 88-63. Western Carolina exploded for 58 points in the second half to seal the victory. Torrion Brummitt led Western Carolina with 18 points and 10 rebounds in this game. Mike Brown added 17 points and 7 rebounds for Western Carolina. Western Carolina out rebounded their opponent by a total of 61-36 and had 17 assists in the game. Western Carolina is averaging 79.8 points per game while giving up 84.3 points per game. Western Carolina is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game. Mike Brown leads Western Carolina with 20.8 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, and 3.3 assists per game. Torrion Brummitt is scoring 15.8 points per game and has 6.8 rebounds per game. Western Carolina is shooting 70.2% on free throws, 27.7% on three-pointers, and 40.8% on all field goal attempts.
Western Carolina is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. Western Carolina is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 13-4 in Western Carolina’s last 17 Friday games. Charleston is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against the Southern Conference. Charleston is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games. The over is 5-2 in Charleston’s last 7 games overall.
Western Carolina comes into this game giving up over 84 points per game, which is not good for a defense. The College of Charleston plays better defense, which gives them the advantage in this game. I am picking the College of Charleston to get the job done.