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Old Dominion Monarchs vs. Charleston Cougars Odds, Picks, and Prediction

Last season, anyone making Old Dominion vs Charleston picks was treated to an exciting game decided by two points.

When it comes to this year’s meeting, people seem to believe the Monarchs will have a more difficult time keeping up.

Old Dominion odds show the Monarchs have stumbled out of the gate and have traded wins and losses.

Predominantly Featuring Mid-Majors

Playing against a schedule predominantly featuring mid-majors, Old Dominion has gotten off to a 4-3 start. Charleston has played a few of the same opponents as the Monarchs thus far, with more success.

Most notably, anyone making Old Dominion vs Charleston picks will see that the Cougars were able to pick up a win over ACC opponent Virginia Tech and put up 86 points in a loss to UNC.

When it comes to the NCAAB schedule, this is a good measuring stick game for both programs.

Old Dominion vs. Charleston Odds

NCAAB odds have Charleston as 7.5-point favorites. The Cougars are -345 on the moneyline and the Monarchs are +265. The over/under has been set at 149 points.

Charleston is 5-2 against the spread, while Old Dominion is 4-2. The Cougars have seen the total go under in four of their seven games. The Monarchs have seen the over go 3-3 in their games so far this season.

Matchup Information

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2022, 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Venue: TD Arena
  • How to Watch: CBS Sports

Old Dominion vs. Charleston Betting Preview

Old Dominion’s Balanced Offense

Old Dominion has a balanced offense. The Monarchs have three players:

  • Ben Stanley (15.4 points per game)
  • Tyreek Scott-Grayson (12.1)
  • Chaun Jenkins

All scoring in double figures. What has impacted Old Dominion odds most heavily has been the Monarchs outside shooting.

Monarch’s Averaging Numbers

Old Dominion only shoots 31.9 percent from beyond the arc. The Monarchs have also been pulling down 41.4 rebounds per game.

Old Dominion plays at a more deliberate pace. The Monarchs score 71.4 points per game and struggle from the free-throw line, only making 62.9 percent of their attempts. Defensively, Old Dominion limits opponents to 66 points per game.

Charleston’s Standings

When it comes to the Charleston standings, the Cougars have impressed so far this year.

Anyone making Old Dominion vs Charleston picks will see that the Cougars have been excellent as a program at home.

Charleston’s Winning Streak

Charleston has a six-game winning streak on its home floor. The Cougars have a guard-heavy attack.

What will impact Charleston in the college basketball standings is how they distribute their scoring. The Cougars have four players who are close to each other on the scoresheet.

Reyne Smith (11.7), Dalton Bolton (11.4), Ryan Larson (11.4), and Pat Robinson III (10.1) are all averaging in double figures scoring per game.

Cougars’ Rankings

The Cougars ranks 40th nationally in scoring, putting up 82.4 points per game. Charleston also has been generous on defense, allowing its opponents to score 78.1 points per game.

There isn’t much for people making Old Dominion vs Charleston picks to worry about on the college basketball injury report. Both teams are healthy for this time in the season. 

Old Dominion vs. Charleston Betting Prediction and Pick

When it comes to NCAA basketball games today, this should be a fun battle between two mid-major programs.

Charleston has had a lot of success in the meetings in the all-time series, but the two programs don’t meet often.

The Cougars are 3-0 all-time against Old Dominion. When it comes to the spread, this is a good spot to bet Charleston.

The Cougars have been the better team thus far this season, and the two teams are nearly equal in 3-point shooting, so neither side has the advantage there.

Who to Bet On?

People making Old Dominion vs Charleston picks will be more worried about how fast each team plays rather than the offensive efficiency.

When it comes to the over/under, this one should go over the total. Charleston likes to push the pace and is a guard-oriented attack.

NCAA basketball teams like Old Dominion will be forced to try and keep up. Whether the Monarchs have the college basketball players to also score with the Cougars is something that is yet to be determined.

NCAAB Pick: Charleston -6.5 (-110)

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