Old Dominion Monarchs at Charlotte 49ers ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Old Dominion Monarchs (6-9, 2-0 CUSA) will be at Dale F. Halton Arena to square off with the Charlotte 49ers (8-5, 2-0 CUSA) in a CUSA matchup. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Old Dominion Monarchs at Charlotte 49ers ATS Odds

Both teams beat their last opponent. The 49ers defeated the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 68-62, while the Monarchs beat the UAB Blazers 58-52.

Old Dominion dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.172 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.7 (above their season average of 30.3). UAB was 0.098 and 19.4, respectively, for those same stats. Meanwhile, Charlotte’s free throw rate was their largest advantage over Middle Tennessee. The 49ers had a rate of 0.585 (above their season average of 0.276), while the Blue Raiders posted a mark of 0.151 (below their season average of 0.205). Charlotte was led by Jahmir Young, who had 15 points and five assists. Kalu Ezikpe played a pivotal role for Old Dominion with 12 points and 14 rebounds.

The Monarchs dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the last contest, Old Dominion won 73-60. The Monarchs’ 37.9 offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over the 49ers, who had a rate of 22.6. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Second-chance points could be scarce for Charlotte in this meeting. The 49ers rank 327th in offensive rebounding percentage (21.9 percent), while Old Dominion ranks ninth in defensive rebounding percentage (78.5 percent). Also, the Monarchs’ 323rd-ranked offense (offensive efficiency of 92.7) will battle against the 49ers’ 35th-ranked defense (defensive efficiency of 89.9).

Old Dominion Monarchs vs. Charlotte 49ers Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Charlotte, ATS Winner – Old Dominion, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Old Dominion ranks 23rd in steals allowed per game (5.1) while Charlotte ranks 160th (7.5).
  • The 49ers rank 49th in rebounds allowed per game (32.3) while the Monarchs rank 100th (34.1).
  • Old Dominion ranks 245th in three pointers attempted per game (17.7) while Charlotte ranks 254th (17.2).
  • The 49ers rank 63rd in blocks per game (4.1) while the Monarchs rank 126th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
  • Charlotte ranks 197th in assists per game (11.8) while Old Dominion ranks 250th (9.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Monarchs have scored an average of 63.6 points per game (1.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 59.0 points per game (4.3 below their season average).
  • The 49ers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 8.2, up from 6.6 for the season.