Elon Phoenix at Charleston Cougars ATS Prediction 01/24/19

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The Elon Phoenix (6-14, 2-5 CAA) will be at TD Arena to clash with the Charleston Cougars (14-6, 3-4 CAA) in a CAA matchup. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

Elon Phoenix vs. Charleston Cougars Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Cougars were beaten by the Hofstra Pride, 86-72, while the Phoenix defeated the William & Mary Tribe, 76-71.

The Phoenix held the Tribe to an offensive rebounding percentage of 18.9 (below their season average of 24.9) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.483 (below their season average of 0.539). Charleston, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.0 (above their season average of 25.2). Jarrell Brantley had a good outing for Charleston, putting up 19 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. Tyler Seibring fueled Elon with 26 points and six rebounds.

This series was highly contested last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. In the most recent game, the Cougars won 79-58. Charleston out-rebounded Elon. The Cougars had nine offensive rebounds and 40 total rebounds, while the Phoenix had four and 33, respectively. This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

Charleston should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Charleston ranks 45th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.8 percent), while Elon forces the 25th-fewest turnovers (16.0 percent). Furthermore, the Phoenix rank 307th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.189), while the Cougars rank 46th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.187).

Elon vs. Charleston Free Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Charleston, ATS Winner – Charleston, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Elon ranks 17th in three pointers attempted per game (28.3) while Charleston ranks 212th (20.3).
  • The Cougars rank 42nd in steals allowed per game (5.4) while the Phoenix rank 161st (7.3).
  • Elon is sixth in the NCAA with 2.0 blocks allowed per game while Charleston is 38th with 2.6 blocks allowed per game.
  • The Cougars rank 41st in rebounds allowed per game (32.0) while the Phoenix rank 204th (36.9).
  • Elon ranks 108th in assists per game (14.1) while Charleston ranks 241st (10.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Phoenix have scored an average of 69.4 points per game (0.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 76.4 points per game (0.2 below their season average).
  • The Cougars have been outscored by an average of 4.4 points in their last five games. On the season, Charleston has defeated opponents by an average of 4.8 points.