The UTSA Roadrunners (2-0) and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (1-1) battle in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase at Kendall G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 145 points with Coastal Carolina set as a 4-point favorite. Action begins at 2 p.m. ET on Friday, November 17, 2017.
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs. UTSA Roadrunners Betting Preview
The Chanticleers lost to the Lamar Cardinals in their last outing, 66-60. Coastal Carolinas Ajay Sanders had a good performance, finishing with 13 points and seven rebounds. Lamar did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (18-24; 75.0 percent). Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (41.2 vs. 34.3).
In the Roadrunners last game, they beat the Texas State Bobcats, 79-78. With 17 points on 7-for-11 shooting, Giovanni De Nicolao was UTSAs leading scorer. UTSAs 0.549 effective field goal percentage was their largest strength over Texas State, who had a mark of 0.484.
The Chanticleers are 17-18 straight up (SU) and 17-17 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Since last season, Coastal Carolina games have had a tendency to finish over the projected point total (52.9 percent).
The Roadrunners, on the other hand, are 16-19 SU and 14-12-1 ATS since last season. UTSAs games have gone over the O/U total 51.9 percent of the time over that same period.
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs. UTSA Roadrunners ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Coastal Carolina, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Chanticleers rank 249th in assists per game (12.1) while the Roadrunners rank 299th (11.1).
- UTSA ranks 24th in rebounds per game (39.4) while Coastal Carolina ranks 230th in rebounds allowed per game (36.9).
- The Chanticleers rank 51st in three pointers attempted per game (24.5) while the Roadrunners rank 240th (19.1).
- Coastal Carolina ranks 176th in blocks per game (2.9) while UTSA ranks 258th (2.1).