Towson vs. College of Charleston - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (10-7) at Towson Tigers (13-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -2.5 -- Over/Under: 127.5 See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers and the Charleston Cougars face off on Thursday in CAA college basketball action.
The Towson Tigers are 13-6 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Towson is averaging 70.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. William Adala Moto leads the Tigers averaging 14.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Byron Hawkins is averaging 13.8 points, Mike Morsell is averaging 12 points, and John Davis is averaging 9.7 points and 5.2 rebounds. Towson is 8-1 at home and 4-2 in CAA play.
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The College of Charleston Cougars are 10-7 this season but they have lost three of their last four games. Charleston is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Canyon Berry leads CofC averaging 19.7 points per game. Cameron Johnson is averaging 111.9 points, Jarrell Brantley is averaging 10.6 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Marquise Pointer is averaging 10.6 points. Charleston is 4-4 on the road and 2-4 in CAA play.
Towson is 3-7-1 against the spread against the CAA, 2-7-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-3-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. College of Charleston is 16-35-2 against the spread following a loss, 8-20 against the spread in their last 28 road games, and 2-7 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. Charleston is 0-4 against the spread in their last four games against Towson.
This isn’t a strong play but I have to give Towson the edge at home and with the reasonable number I will lay the points.