Towson vs. College of Charleston - 1/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (11-4) at Towson Tigers (11-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers take the hardwood with the Charleston Cougars in CAA college basketball.
The Charleston Cougars had won four straight and were looking like a favorite in the Colonial before suffering an 87-82, overtime loss at the Drexel Dragons as a five point favorite on Saturday. Charleston was outshot 56.9%-41.7% but managed 14 more looks at the basket to be competitive.
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Joe Chealy led a balanced Cougars offense with 22 points and four yanks on 6-16 including 10-11 at the stripe followed by a 20 point, ten rebound and three block effort from Jarrell Brantley on 8-14 shooting. Marquise Pointer added 14 points and five pulls on 6-12 from the field while Cameron Johnson netted ten points .
The Towson Tigers need a few wins to right the ship as the team had been heading in the wrong direction. Towson had lost four consecutive contests before getting back in the win column with an 89-71 rout of the North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks as a ten point favorite.
The Tigers saw Mike Morsell pour in a contest high 24 points with six boards and three assists on 10-15 from the floor followed by Brian Starr and Zane Martin with 12 points apiece. Towson received eleven points from Eddie Keith II on 5-9 while Jordan McNeil and Justin Gorham scored ten points each with Gorham hauling in ten rebounds.
Charleston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Charleston are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up loss and Charleston are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 games following a ATS loss. Towson are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and over is 9-4 in Towson last 13 home games.
What makes this so tricky is Charleston just won this matchup and it’s tough to beat the same twice in such a short span…