Presbyterian Blue Hose (1-0) vs. The Citadel Bulldogs (0-1)
November 10, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs -2.5 / Presbyterian Blue Hose +2.5; Over/Under: +137.5
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The Presbyterian Blue Hose and Citadel Bulldogs meet Thursday in college basketball action at the McAlister Field House. The Presbyterian Blue Hose look for a 2-0 start. The Citadel Bulldogs look for their first win of the year.
The Presbyterian Blue Hose are averaging 76 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 42 points on 34 percent shooting. Trevon Reddish-Rhone is averaging 14 points and 3 assists, while Crosby James is averaging 13 points and 3 rebounds. Owen McCormack is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Forrest is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Presbyterian Blue Hose are shooting 18.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Presbyterian Blue Hose are allowing 23.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.
The Citadel Bulldogs are averaging 69 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Austin Ash is averaging 19 points and 5 rebounds, while Stephen Clark is averaging 16 points and 5 rebounds. Colby McAllister is the third double-digit scorer and Madison Durr is grabbing 6 rebounds. The Citadel Bulldogs are shooting 44 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Citadel Bulldogs are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game.
The Blue Hose are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games. The Bulldogs are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Blue Hose last 4 Thursday games. The under is 7-2 in Bulldogs last 9 overall.
The Citadel Bulldogs hung around with Clemson in their opener and despite the loss, it’s a performance that should give them confidence coming back home. The Presbyterian Blue Hose don’t have the best talent in the world, and they looked horrible offensively in their opener against a poor opponent. This line feels soft. Give me The Citadel Bulldogs and the small number.