Charleston southern vs citadel ncaab prediction

NCAAB Charleston Southern vs Citadel Prediction 11/28/2023

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers (0-4) travel to face off against the Citadel Bulldogs (2-4) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at McAlister Field House in Charleston and televised on ESPN+. Both Charleston Southern and Citadel will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Citadel Bulldogs

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Charleston Southern has already played four games this season, all of which have been on the road. So far, they are winless at 0-4. As of now, Charleston Southern is sitting at 0-4 against the spread (ATS) as they prepare to face Citadel. Looking back to last season, Charleston Southern is 3-4-1 ATS in their previous ten games.

Charleston Southern comes in with an over/under record of 1-2-1 through four games, with their games averaging a combined 142.5 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Buccaneers’ games have averaged 70 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-2-1.

The Citadel Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Citadel is coming into their 7th game of the season with an overall record of 2-4. In their previous ten home games, which includes last year, Citadel has a 2-8 record. Citadel has a sub-.500 ATS record of 1-5. However, when examining their performance in their last five games, they are 2-2 ATS.

Looking at their over/under performance through six games, Citadel has an over/under record of 1-5-0, with their games averaging 131 points per game on average. When looking at the Bulldogs’ last three games, their over/under record is 0-2, with their games averaging 68 points per game.

Charleston Southern Offense Breakdown

Charleston Southern offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 56 points against Wake Forest. In that game, they made 6/22 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 37.3%. The team’s scoring leader is RJ Johnson, who holds an average of 15.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Taje’ Kelly is averaging 14.7 points per game this season.

RJ Johnson (G) 15.5 1.2 3.5
Taje’ Kelly (F) 14.7 8.0 2.2
DJ Patrick (G) 13.5 4.8 2.8

Citadel Offense Breakdown

Citadel offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 58 points against Campbell. In that game, they made 8/25 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 43.8%. Coming into the game, the Bulldogs offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 30%. On average, they get up 23.4 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 13.1 made free-throws.

AJ Smith (G) 15.6 4.6 0.7
Elijah Morgan (G) 12.6 3.6 1.0
Winston Hill (F) 8.7 5.7 0.9

Charleston Southern Team Defense

Currently, the Buccaneers’ defense holds the 140th rank in the nation, allowing 73.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.2 threes per game vs. Citadel. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 23.2%.

Citadel Team Defense

So far, the Bulldogs’ defense is ranked 71st in the country at 66.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.6 threes per game vs. Charleston Southern. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.6%.

Buccaneers vs Bulldogs Trends

  • Through their last three road contests, the Buccaneers offense has averaged 60 points per game while allowing an average of 79. Charleston Southern posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Citadel has an ATS record of 4-6 while averaging 61 per game. The team went 2-8 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 1-9 and an ATS mark of 2-7-1.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Bulldogs have a straight up record of 6-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.

Buccaneers vs Bulldogs Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs game, our recommendation is to take the Bulldogs at -7.5. Despite our model showing the Bulldogs winning 72-71, we like Buccaneers as our point-spread pick.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 132.5, and our model predicts the Buccaneers and Bulldogs to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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