Presbyterian Blue Hose at Charleston Southern Buccaneers Free Prediction 01/23/20

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The Presbyterian Blue Hose (8-11, 5-1 BigSou) will be at Buccaneer Fieldhouse to meet the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (9-9, 3-3 BigSou) in a BigSou matchup. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 23, 2020.

Presbyterian Blue Hose at Charleston Southern Buccaneers Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Buccaneers easily got past the High Point Panthers 79-60, while the Blue Hose beat the Campbell Fighting Camels 85-79.

Presbyterian played a nearly perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 26.1 (above their season average of 25.9) and a free throw rate of 0.347 (above their season average of 0.208). For those same stats, Campbell was 14.3 and 0.218, respectively. The Buccaneers, meanwhile, had an absurd effective field goal percentage of 0.680 (above their season average of 0.482) and had a turnover percentage of 10.9 (better than their season average of 17.9). Charleston Southern’s Phlandrous Fleming Jr. had a solid performance, recording 31 points and six rebounds. Zeb Graham, meanwhile was a key piece for Presbyterian with 22 points.

The Buccaneers dominated this series last year, winning both contests. In the last matchup, Charleston Southern won 72-65. Charleston Southern’s free throw rate was their largest strength over Presbyterian. The Buccaneers had a rate of 0.263, while the Blue Hose posted a mark of 0.197. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

It could be a sloppy game for the Presbyterian offense. Presbyterian ranks 300th in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.4 percent), while the disruptive defense of Charleston Southern forces the 80th-most turnovers in the nation (21.5 percent).

Presbyterian vs. Charleston Southern Odds Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Charleston Southern, ATS Winner – Charleston Southern, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Charleston Southern averages 23.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 101st in the country. Presbyterian ranks 252nd in three pointers allowed per game (25.9).
  • The Buccaneers average 6.6 steals per game, which ranks 110th in the country. The Blue Hose rank 149th in steals allowed per game (7.1).
  • The Blue Hose rank 125th in rebounds allowed per game (34.8) while the Buccaneers rank 239th (38.0).
  • Presbyterian ranks 141st in assists per game (12.9) while Charleston Southern ranks 192nd in assists allowed per game (14.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Blue Hose have outscored opponents by an average of 4.6 points in their last five games. On the season, Presbyterian has been defeated by an average of 5.4 points.
  • During their last five games, the Buccaneers have scored an average of 73.2 points per game (4.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 71.8 points per game (0.4 below their season average).