The Charleston Cougars welcome the USC Upstate Spartans to TD Arena to get their seasons going. The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
USC Upstate Spartans vs. Charleston Cougars Betting Odds
Neither team made the tournament last season. USC Upstate went 6-25 in the regular season while Charleston finished 21-7.
The prolific offense of Charleston will face off against the bottom-tier defense of USC Upstate. In the 2018-19 season, the Cougars ranked 34th in offensive efficiency, while the Spartans were 295th in defensive efficiency. The Cougars figure to have the edge on that end of the court. Also, the Spartans, who ranked 318th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.187), will clash against the Cougars, who ranked 52nd in opponents’ FTA rate (0.195).
USC Upstate at Charleston Odds Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Charleston, ATS Winner – Charleston, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Charleston ranks 26th in rebounds allowed per game (31.6) while USC Upstate ranks 270th (37.5).
- The Spartans rank 140th in assists per game (13.6) while the Cougars rank 242nd (11.7).
- The Spartans rank 57th in three pointers attempted per game (25.5) while the Cougars rank 251st (20.2).
- Charleston ranks 36th in steals allowed per game (5.2) while USC Upstate ranks 139th (6.3).