Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Lancers and Buccaneers. The game is starting at 2:00 ET on ESPN+, and it's hosted by the Buccaneers at Buccaneer Fieldhouse in Charleston, SC. Get ready to place your bets! In this Big South matchup, Longwood is favored by -5 vs. Charleston Southern. The over/under for the game is 138 points.

LONGWOOD LANCERS VS CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charleston Southern Buccaneers +5

This game will be played at Buccaneer Fieldhouse at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE CHARLESTON SOUTHERN BUCCANEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Buccaneers.
  • Not only will Charleston Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will Longwood Be The Talk of Buccaneer Fieldhouse?

Longwood is coming off a 93-76 loss to High Point and has lost two straight games. The Lancers are 14-9 overall, including a 12-3 non-conference record and a 2-6 mark in Big South play.

On the road, Longwood is 4-7 this season and has lost six straight games away from home. For the year, the Lancers have a road average scoring margin of +1.3 points per game.

Longwood's ATS record this season is currently 9-11, and they are 7-8 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lancers have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road this year, Longwood has an ATS mark of 5-6 and they are 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 road games.

Longwood's over/under record sits at 10-10 this season and today's over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (140.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-5.

The Lancers' offense finished with 76 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 75 points per contest. The top scorer for the Lancers was Elijah Tucker with 22 points, while Walyn Napper also added 14 to the scoreboard.

At present, the Lancers' defense is nationally ranked 40th, allowing 65.7 points per game. Longwood's three-point defense is currently 59th in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.2% of their shots vs. Longwood.

Taking a Look at the Buccaneers Chances at Home

Charleston Southern is 2-5 at home this season, and they have lost two straight games. So far, their average scoring margin at home is -6.6 points per game.

As the underdog, Charleston Southern has gone 2-13 this season, and they have been the underdog in 15 of their 21 games. Overall, they are 7-14, and they are 3-5 in Big South play.

Against the spread, Charleston Southern is currently 8-9-1 this season. At home, their ATS record is 2-4-1. As the underdog, the Buccaneers have gone 7-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 3 games as the underdog, they have gone 2-1 ATS.

Charleston Southern's over/under record for the season sits at 6-10-2, and today's line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (142.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-5.

Charleston Southern offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against Radford. In that game, they made 4/14 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 46.3%. Quentin Bolton Jr. led the team in scoring, putting up 19 points. Additionally, Taje' Kelly contributed 14 points for the Buccaneers.

Currently, the Buccaneers' defense holds the 229th rank in the nation, allowing 74.9 points per game. Against Radford in their most recent game, the Charleston Southern defense gave up a total of 60 points while allowing Radford to hit 37% of their shots.