Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs. Campbell Fighting Camels Betting Prediction 01/16/20

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The Charleston Southern Buccaneers (7-9, 1-3 BigSou) will be at the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center to meet the Campbell Fighting Camels (10-6, 1-3 BigSou) in a BigSou matchup. The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 16, 2020, and will air on ESPNU.

Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs. Campbell Fighting Camels Betting Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last contest. The Fighting Camels fell to the Radford Highlanders, 68-63, while the Buccaneers lost a tough one against the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, 71-69.

Charleston Southern did a fantastic job of making free throws (7-10; 70.0 percent) while Campbell forced Radford into a turnover percentage of 17.9 (above their season average of 14.3). Campbell was led by Cedric Henderson Jr., who recorded 17 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Phlandrous Fleming Jr. had a good game for Charleston Southern, finishing with 25 points and 14 rebounds.

The Fighting Camels won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 73-72. Campbell’s free throw rate was their largest strength over Charleston Southern. The Fighting Camels had a rate of 0.226, while the Buccaneers posted a mark of 0.131. This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

The upper-echelon offense of Campbell (97th in the nation with an effective field goal percentage 0.520) will clash against the mid-tier defense of Charleston Southern (307th in effective field goal percentage allowed 0.527). The Fighting Camels should have the edge on that end of the court.

Charleston Southern Buccaneers at Campbell Fighting Camels Betting Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Campbell, ATS Winner – Campbell, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Campbell ranks seventh in assists allowed per game (8.9) while Charleston Southern ranks 202nd (14.6).
  • The Fighting Camels rank 143rd in rebounds allowed per game (35.3) while the Buccaneers rank 239th (38.5).
  • Campbell ranks fifth in blocks allowed per game (2.1) while Charleston Southern ranks 66th (3.1).
  • The Fighting Camels rank 36th in steals per game (8.5) while the Buccaneers rank 159th in steals allowed per game (7.4).
  • Campbell ranks 35th in three pointers allowed per game (18.4) while Charleston Southern ranks 136th (21.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Fighting Camels have been outscored by an average of 2.4 points in their last five games. For the season, Campbell has defeated opponents by an average of 4.6 points.
  • During their last five games, the Buccaneers have scored an average of 81.4 points per game (13.5 above their season average) and allowed an average of 72.8 points per game (0.8 below their season average).