The Cougars and Seawolves are set to face off at 6:30 ET on FloH. The Seawolves will host the game at Island FCU Arena in Stony Brook, NY. The Cougars are the favorites in this Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup the against the Seawolves. The over/under for the game is set at 152.5 points.

CHARLESTON COUGARS VS STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stony Brook Seawolves +6

This game will be played at Island FCU Arena at 6:30 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE STONY BROOK SEAWOLVES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-66 in favor of the Seawolves.
  • Not only will Stony Brook pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Cougars?

Charleston comes into today's game as the favorite, favored by 6 points. So far this season, the Cougars have an overall record of 10-4 and have won their last five games. In their last game, Charleston defeated Hofstra by a score of 73-61.

Over their last 10 road games, the Cougars are 5-5. This season, they are 4-4 on the road and have an average scoring margin of -1.9 points per game away from home. So far, Charleston has been favored in nine of their 14 games and have a record of 6-3 when favored.

When looking at Charleston's ATS record this season, they are currently 6-7. In games where they have been the favorite, their record vs. the spread is just 3-6. Their road ATS mark is 3-5 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are just 3-7.

Charleston's over/under record this season is 7-6 and today's line of 152.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (152) and their average scoring total (151.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1 with an average scoring total of 153 points.

In their recent matchup, the Charleston offense ended with 73 points against Hofstra. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45.8% and made 12 threes. Bryce Butler was the leading scorer for the Cougars, putting up 18 points. In addition, Ante Brzovic contributed 13 points.

On the defensive side, Charleston is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.6 points per game. The Charleston defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Hofstra to connect on 6 threes.

Are the Seawolves Ready for a Home Win?

Stony Brook comes into this game as the underdog, and they have a record of 8-6 on the season. So far, they have gone 5-1 at home, and they are on a four-game winning streak at home.

In their last game, the Seawolves faced off against Northeastern and came away with a 62-53 victory. Over their last ten games at home, Stony Brook has gone 8-2.

Stony Brook has been solid against the spread this season with a 9-4 record. At home, their ATS mark is 5-1 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-5. In their last three home games, the Seawolves are 3-0 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Stony Brook's games this year (139.8). This season, the over/under record in their games is 8-5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 134 points. On the year, their games have averaged 142.5 points.

In their most recent game, the Stony Brook offense put up just 62 points vs. the Northeastern Huskies. Overall, they are now averaging 70.8 points per game which is 316th in the country. Leading Stony Brook in scoring vs. Northeastern was Tyler Stephenson-Moore with his 21 points. Aaron Clarke also added 14 points for the Seawolves.

So far, the Seawolves' defense is ranked 153rd in the country at 71.6 points per contest. So far, the Stony Brook defense is giving up an average of 9.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.4 times per game (421st).