Presbyterian vs. Charleston Southern - 3/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Presbyterian Blue Hose (10-21) at Charleston Southern Buccaneers (13-17)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Buccaneer Fieldhouse)
The Line: Charleston Southern Buccaneers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 139 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Presbyterian Blue Hose (10-21, 7-11 CONF) and the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (13-17, 7-11 CONF) will meet on Tuesday, March 3rd for the 1st Round of the Big South Conference Tournament at the Buccaneer Fieldhouse in Charleston, SC. The game will be played at 7:00 PM eastern time.
Presbyterian and Charleston Southern played each other in their last game of the regular season, in a game in which Presbyterian won at home 76-65. Nonetheless, Charleston Southern is still the home team in this matchup, as they hold the NET tiebreaker advantage since the two teams broke even against each other this season (1-1).
Presbyterian scores 67.5 points per game on 45.2 percent field goal shooting this season. Presbyterian’s leading scorer and rebounder is F Cory Hightower, who scores 13.2 points per game and earns 6.1 rebounds per game. Presbyterian allows 73.1 points per game to the opposition, therefore they have a -5.6 scoring differential so far this season. Presbyterian also earns 33.6 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 1.8 blocks, and 5.9 steals per game as a team.
Charleston Southern scores 69.1 points per game on 42.6 percent field goal shooting this season. Charleston Southern’s leading scorer and rebounder is G Phlandrous Fleming Jr., who scores 17.6 points per game and earns 8.5 rebounds per game. Charleston Southern allows 72.6 points per game to the opposition, thus they have a -3.5 scoring differential so far this season. Charleston Southern also earns 32.4 rebounds, 13.3 assists, 2.5 blocks, and 6.1 steals per game as a team.
Presbyterian is 14-15 against the spread this season and 4-6 against the spread in their last ten games. Presbyterian is also 7-9 against the spread on the road so far this season. Charleston Southern is 11-17 against the spread this season and 2-8 against the spread in their last ten games. Charleston Southern is also 4-7 against the spread at home so far this season.
Presbyterian just beat Charleston Southern by 11. Sure, the game was at Presbyterian, but it still was a double-digit victory for the Blue Hose. I will take the 4.5 points with Presbyterian, as I think they have a good shot at winning this game outright.