Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Prediction 01/25/20

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The Appalachian State Mountaineers (10-10, 4-5 SBC) will be at the HTC Center to go head-to-head with the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (11-9, 4-5 SBC) in a SBC matchup. Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last outing. The Chanticleers fell to the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 80-75, while the Mountaineers were defeated by the Little Rock Trojans, 73-57.

Appalachian State forced Little Rock into a turnover percentage of 23.8 (above their season average of 20.5) while Coastal Carolina had a better effective field goal percentage (0.508 vs. 0.500). Tommy Burton had a good game for Coastal Carolina, finishing with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Justin Forrest fueled Appalachian State with 20 points and eight steals.

This was a highly competitive series last year, as the teams split their two games last season. In the last game, the Mountaineers won 88-79. Appalachian State’s 0.611 effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Coastal Carolina, who had a mark of 0.419. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Contrasting tempos will be on display in this showdown. Coastal Carolina prefers an up-and-down style of play (39th in possessions per game), while Appalachian State is slower-paced (226th in possessions per game).

Appalachian State vs. Coastal Carolina Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Appalachian State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Coastal Carolina averages 41.5 rebounds per game, which ranks ninth in the country. Appalachian State ranks 197th in rebounds allowed per game (36.8).
  • The Chanticleers average 13.8 assists per game, which ranks 96th in the nation. The Mountaineers rank 165th in assists allowed per game (13.3).
  • Appalachian State ranks 32nd in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Coastal Carolina ranks 85th (3.3).
  • The Mountaineers rank 181st in three pointers attempted per game (21.3) while the Chanticleers rank 277th in three pointers allowed per game (27.1).
  • Appalachian State ranks 66th in steals per game (7.6) while Coastal Carolina ranks 159th in steals allowed per game (7.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Mountaineers have been outscored by an average of 11.2 points in their last five games. For the season, Appalachian State has defeated opponents by an average of 1.2 points.
  • During their last five games, the Chanticleers have scored an average of 74.2 points per game (4.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.0 points per game (0.5 above their season average).