Hofstra vs. College of Charleston - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (16-12) at Hofstra Pride (21-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Hofstra Arena)
The Line: Hofstra Pride -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charleston Cougars and Hofstra Pride meet Saturday at the Mack Sports Complex.
The Charleston Cougars need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Charleston Cougars are averaging 64.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.8 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Cameron Johnson is averaging 11.9 points and 2.4 assists while Jarrell Brantley is averaging 11.5 points and 7.1 rebounds. Marquise Pointer is dishing three assists and Payton Hulsey is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Charleston Cougars are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Cougars are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game. The Charleston Cougars have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Hofstra Pride look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Hofstra Pride are averaging 78.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 74.5 points on 44 percent shooting. Juan'ya Green is averaging 17.7 points and 7.1 assists while Ameen Tanksley is averaging 15.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. Rokas Gustys is grabbing 12.7 rebounds and Brian Bernardi is dishing 1.6 assists. The Hofstra Pride are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Pride are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.6 rebounds per game. The Hofstra Pride have won 12 of their last 17 home games.
The Cougars are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 road games and 19-41-1 ATS in their last 61 games overall. The Pride are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 home games. The home team is 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Hofstar is playing solid basketball at the right time and should be able to beat a Charleston squad that's heading in the wrong direction and has failed to cover 13 of its last 19 road games. Give me the home team by double digits.