College of Charleston vs. Delaware - 2/27/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Delaware (20-9) at College of Charleston (15-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: College of Charleston -5 -- Over/Under: 140.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (20-9, CONF 10-6) and College of Charleston Cougars (15-13, CONF 9-7) face off in a Colonial Athletic Conference showdown at TD Arena. Charleston knocked off Delaware 75-63 earlier this season.
Delaware hashad a lot of success this season, but coming into this game they have lost two of the last three games. In Delaware’s last game against Hofstra the defense really struggled giving up 78 points and that led to a loss.
Away from home this season Delaware has a 6-5 record but when they struggle it’s because of the defense that is giving up 73.4 points per game.
The star of the Fightin’ Blue Hens is Nate Darling who is averaging 21.5 points while shooting 45.3 percent from the field.In Delaware’s last game against Hofstra, even though they lost, Darling put up 35 points.
College of Charleston is still sitting above .500 but they have lost four games in a row. In two of those last four games, the Cougars were the favorite.
At home this season College of Charleston has an 8-5 record, and that is where the offense has had the most success averaging 72.5 points per game. Over the last five games overall the Cougars are averaging only 60.4 points per game, so this game will all come down to how well the offense plays.
College of Charleston is led by guard Grant Riller who is averaging 21.5 points per game while shooting almost 50 percent from the field.
Delaware is 19-7 against the spread in the last 26 games played on Thursday. The over is 19-6-1 in Delaware’s last 26 games overall. The over is 6-2-1 in Delaware’s last nine games played on Thursday. The over is 7-3 in College of Charleston’s last ten games played on Thursday.
The road team is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings played between Delaware and College of Charleston.
This has been a series dominated by the road team, and Delaware is going to find enough offense to keep this game close. The play is with the Blue Hens to cover, but don’t be afraid to sprinkle a few dollars on the money line.