Presbyterian Blue Hose (10-21) at Charleston Southern Buccaneers (13-17)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Buccaneer Fieldhouse)
The Line: Charleston Southern Buccaneers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 139 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Presbyterian Blue Hose and the Charleston Southern Buccaneers meet in college basketball action from CSU Field House on Tuesday.
Presbyterian enters this Big South Tournament at 10-21 on the year. Following a recent six-game losing streak, Presbyterian played Charleston Southern on Saturday in their last game and managed an 11-point victory.
In the Saturday win over Charleston Southern, Presbyterian’s Ben Drake led the team on 21 points, 11 rebounds and one assist for a double-double. Cory Hightower added 15 points and eight rebounds there and JC Younger put up 13 points and two rebounds.
Over on the Charleston Southern side, they’re 13-17 on the year. Charleston Southern has lost their last four straight games to UNC Asheville, Campbell, Gardner-Webb and Presbyterian.
In the loss to Presbyterian on Saturday, Charleston Southern’s leading scorers were Ty Jones and Deontaye Buskey, each with 19 points and three assists, along with a combined 11 rebounds. Phlandrous Fleming was also in double-digits there with 11 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Charleston Southern is 1-4 ATS in their last five home games and 0-6 ATS in their last six overall. Charleston Southern is 0-5 ATS in their last five after an ATS loss and the under is 5-0 in the last five Tuesday games.
Meanwhile, Presbyterian is 0-4-1 ATS in their last five road games and 1-4 ATS in the last five versus a team with a losing straight-up record. Presbyterian is 0-5 ATS in their last five after an ATS win and the over is 12-4 in their last 16 overall.
This matchup is pretty interesting, in that these teams just played each other on Saturday. Presbyterian won that one at home 76-65, but it’s worth noting Charleston Southern won their home game versus Presbyterian 74-66 back on January 23.
Charleston Southern’s scoring has been pretty spotty as of late, and they’re going to have a good opportunity here to pour in some points. This one should be a pretty high-scoring affair and a tight game, but I’m leaning toward Charleston Southern ultimately covering. Beyond that there's really not much to get excited about here.