Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Buccaneers versus the Lancers? Tip off is at at 3:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Joan Perry Brock Center in Farmville, VA. The odds for this Big South conference game currently have the Lancers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 134 points.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS VS LONGWOOD LANCERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charleston Southern Buccaneers +15

This game will be played at Joan Perry Brock Center at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Lancers.
  • Even though we have Longwood winning straight-up, we like Charleston Southern at +15.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Buccaneers Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

Charleston Southern comes into today's game as the underdog, and they have struggled mightily on the road this season. So far, they are winless in seven road games and have been outscored by an average of 20.9 points per game on the road.

In their last game, Charleston Southern faced off against Presbyterian and lost by a score of 68-61. Over their last ten road games, they have gone just 1-9.

Against the spread, Charleston Southern has a record of 3-7-1 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-4. As the underdog, the Buccaneers have gone 3-6 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Charleston Southern's ATS record is 3-6-1.

Over their last three games, Charleston Southern's over/under record is 1-1 and their average scoring total in those games is 158 points. So far this season, their over/under record is 3-6-2 and the average scoring total in their games is 140 points. Today's over/under line of 134 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (143.2).

Charleston Southern offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 61 points against Presbyterian. In that game, they made 5/13 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 45.2%. Taje' Kelly was the leading scorer for the Buccaneers, putting up 20 points. In addition, RJ Johnson contributed 15 points.

Coming into today's game, the Charleston Southern defense is giving up an average of 75.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Presbyterian, the Blue Hose finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 68 points vs. Charleston Southern.

Will Longwood Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Longwood comes into today's game with an overall record of 12-4 and are favored by 15 points over Charleston Southern. So far this season, the Lancers are a perfect 5-0 at home and have won their last five games at home.

In their last game, Longwood faced off against Dayton and lost by a score of 78-69. Over their last ten games at home, the Lancers are 8-2.

As the favorite this season, Longwood has gone 6-4 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 3-2 and they are 1-0 in their last three games vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lancers are 6-4.

Longwood's over/under record this season is 7-5 and today's line of 134 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (140.7). So far, 12 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today's total. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 141 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Longwood offense tallied 69 points in a matchup against Dayton. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.3%, and they made 6 threes. Johnathan Massie led the scoring for the Lancers, contributing 15 points. Additionally, Michael Christmas chipped in with 12 points.

At present, the Lancers' defense is nationally ranked 20th, allowing 63.0 points per game. So far, the Longwood defense is giving up an average of 6.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.4 times per game (606th).