Looking to win big? The Tribe and Cougars face off at 8:00 ET on CBSS. The Cougars are hosting the game at TD Arena in Charleston, SC. The over/under for this game is set at 151 points, and Charleston is favored by -17 vs. William & Mary in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.

WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE VS CHARLESTON COUGARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: William & Mary Tribe +17

This game will be played at TD Arena at 8:00 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE WILLIAM & MARY TRIBE:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cougars.
  • Even though we have Charleston winning straight-up, we like William & Mary at +17.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will William & Mary Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

William & Mary enters this game with a record of 8-18 and they have lost five straight games. In conference play, they are 3-10 compared to 5-8 in non-conference action. On the road, they are 2-10 this season and their average scoring margin is -8.9.

As the underdog, the Tribe have gone 2-16 this season. In their last game, they lost to Towson by a score of 61-52. Over their last 10 road games, they have a record of 2-8 and their average scoring margin sits at -8.9.

William & Mary has an ATS record of 11-13 this season. On the road, they are 6-6 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Tribe are 7-11 vs. the spread this year. In their last three road games, they have gone 3-0 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 151 is higher than the average over/under line in William & Mary's games this season (143.1). So far, 16 of their games have finished with less points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 124 points and their over/under record during this span is 0-3.

In their recent matchup, the William & Mary offense ended with 52 points against Towson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 30.3% and made 6 threes. On the offensive front, the Tribe have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, ranking 353rd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 334th in terms of percentage and 61st in three-pointers made.

In terms of defense, William & Mary is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 72.3 points per game. The William & Mary defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Towson to connect on 6 threes.

Will the Cougars Come Through as Home Favorites?

Charleston enters tonight's game as 17-point favorites, and they have been the favorite in 20 of their 26 games this season. They have gone 15-5 in those games, including their most recent win, a 77-73 victory over Northeastern.

At home, the Cougars are 9-2 this season, and they have gone 8-2 in their last ten games at home. Their average scoring margin at home this season is +8.5 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Charleston has gone 8-11-1 vs. the spread. Their home ATS record is 6-5 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 5-5.

Today's over/under line of 151 for Charleston's game against William & Mary is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (152.5). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 146 points compared to their season average of 155.4 points per game.

The Cougars' offense finished with 77 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 80.8 points per contest. The Charleston offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 31.7 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 32% of their looks from outside this season.

The Cougars' defense is presently ranked 242nd nationally, allowing an average of 74.6 points per contest. The Charleston defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 73 points and allowed Northeastern to connect on 10 threes.