The Charleston Southern Buccaneers (9-20, 5-13 Big South) aim to halt a four-game road losing skid at the High Point Panthers (14-16, 6-12 Big South) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET.
High Point is a modest 2.5-point favorite against Charleston Southern when the Panthers take on the Buccaneers on Wednesday. The game’s over/under is 153.5.
High Point vs. Charleston Southern Odds
Point Spread for High Point vs. Charleston Southern
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing High Point as the favorite.
High Point vs. Charleston Southern Moneyline
As for the moneyline, High Point has -146 odds to pick up the win, while Charleston Southern is listed at +123 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 153.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Arena: Bojangles’ Coliseum
High Point vs. Charleston Southern Betting Trends
Against the spread, High Point is 13-14-1 this season. The Panthers have been victorious in seven, or 58.3%, of the 12 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. High Point’s games this year have gone over the point total 60.7% of the time (17 out of 28 games with a set point total).
In Charleston Southern’s 28 games this year, it has 14 wins against the spread. The Buccaneers are 4-18 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 18.2% of those games). Charleston Southern’s games this year have gone over the point total 60.7% of the time (17 out of 28 games with a set point total).
High Point vs. Charleston Southern Key Players to Watch
Zach Austin puts up 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 2.1 blocked shots. Jaden House is tops on the Panthers at 17 points per contest, while also putting up 2.3 assists and 4 rebounds. Abdoulaye posts 13.7 points, 4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, shooting 42% from the field and 36.2% from downtown with 2.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
Ahmard Harvey leads the Panthers at 7.3 rebounds per game, while also putting up 1.2 assists and 4.4 points.
Claudell Harris Jr. is the Buccaneers’ top scorer (17.5 points per game) and assist man (2.3), and posts 3.8 rebounds. Tyeree Bryan is averaging 10.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, making 45.3% of his shots from the floor and 41.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.4 treys per game. Taje’ Kelly paces the Buccaneers in rebounding (5.4 per game), and produces 11 points and 1.1 assists. He also averages 0.3 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Tahlik Chavez gets the Buccaneers 11.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. He also averages 0.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the High Point Panthers
High Point has put together a 7-10-1 ATS record in conference play so far this year. The Panthers’ defense ranks 14th-worst in the country with 77.3 points allowed per game, but their offense has been more effective, scoring 74.7 points per game (110th-ranked in college basketball). High Point ranks 33rd in the nation with 34.8 boards per contest, but it is giving up 34.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 23rd-worst in college basketball.
High Point is making 7.6 threes per game (158th-ranked in college basketball). It owns a 32.7% shooting percentage (262nd-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Panthers are allowing 7.9 threes per game (258th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing a 32.4% three-point percentage (96th-ranked).
The Panthers are 5-4-1 against the spread and 4-6 overall in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 games, High Point has hit the over five times. High Point has been racking up 69.8 points per game in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 74.7 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. High Point has been slightly better on the defensive end of the floor recently, allowing 75.5 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 77.3 it has conceded per game this season.
What you need to know about the Charleston Southern Buccaneers
Charleston Southern has compiled a 7-11-0 record against the spread in conference play this season. The Buccaneers are 149th in the nation in points scored (72.9 per game) and 302nd in points conceded (74.5). On the glass, Charleston Southern is 222nd in the nation in rebounds (31.1 per game). It is 160th in rebounds conceded (30.7 per game).
In 2022-23, Charleston Southern is 74th in college basketball in 3-point makes (8.3 per game) and 160th in 3-point percentage (34.7%). Defensively, the Buccaneers are 301st in the country in 3-pointers allowed per game at 8.3. They are 330th in 3-point percentage conceded at 36.6%.
The Buccaneers have covered the spread twice, and are 2-8 overall, in their last 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Charleston Southern has hit the over three times. Over its previous 10 games, Charleston Southern is putting up 66.7 points per contest, 6.2 fewer points than its season average (72.9). Over their previous 10 games, the Buccaneers are allowing 73.5 points per game, compared to their season average of 74.5 points allowed.
High Point vs. Charleston Southern Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is High Point, and we project that Charleston Southern will cover the spread (High Point -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 153.5 points.
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