Charleston (SC) vs. UNC Wilmington CAA Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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Charleston (SC) vs. UNC Wilmington CAA Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 4 seed UNC Wilmington Seahawks (24-9, 12-6 CAA) are 9.5-point underdogs in the CAA championship game, as oddsmakers think the No. 2 Charleston (SC) Cougars (30-3, 16-2 CAA) will claim the automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The title game tips off Tuesday at 7:00 PM, live on CBS Sports Network. The matchup’s point total is set at 141.

Charleston (SC) vs. UNC Wilmington Odds

  • Charleston (SC) odds to win: -512
  • UNC Wilmington odds to win: +382
  • Spread: Charleston (SC) (-9.5)
  • Total: 141

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Where: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena

Who Will Win Charleston (SC) vs. UNC Wilmington?

Charleston (SC) and UNC Wilmington Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Charleston (SC) has a 10-6 record against the spread when favored by 9.5 points or more this season.

UNC Wilmington has a 1-3 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 9.5 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 9.5 more points per game (150.5) than this game’s total of 141 points.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 132 points per game, nine fewer than the point total for this game.

The average total Charleston (SC) has had in its matchups this year is eight more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average point total for the Seahawks this year is 7.4 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

The Cougars have a 19-13-0 record against the spread this season.

The Seahawks are 18-12-1 ATS this year.

Charleston (SC) Stats & Insights

Charleston (SC) averages 81.3 points per game (13th in college basketball) while giving up 67.6 per outing (102nd in college basketball). It has a +452 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 13.7 points per game.

Charleston (SC) pulls down 37.7 rebounds per game (second in college basketball) while allowing 30 per outing to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 7.7 boards per game.

The Cougars knock down 10.2 three-pointers per game (eighth-most in college basketball) at a 33.7% rate (210th in college basketball), compared to the 6 per game their opponents make at a 30.9% rate.

Charleston (SC) ranks 35th in college basketball with 100.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 15th in college basketball defensively with 83.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Offensively, the Cougars have performed better when playing at home this year, scoring 84.3 points per game, compared to 79.5 per game in road games.

UNC Wilmington Stats & Insights

UNC Wilmington has a +161 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.8 points per game. It is putting up 69.2 points per game, 245th in college basketball, and is allowing 64.4 per contest to rank 34th in college basketball.

UNC Wilmington averages 30.3 rebounds per game (265th in college basketball), compared to the 29.5 of its opponents.

UNC Wilmington hits 6.2 three-pointers per game (301st in college basketball), while its opponents have made 5.8 on average.

UNC Wilmington records 94.5 points per 100 possessions (167th in college basketball), while giving up 87.8 points per 100 possessions (77th in college basketball).

In 2022-23 the Seahawks are scoring 12.3 more points per game at home (75.5) than on the road (63.2).

Charleston (SC) Key Players to Watch

Dalton Bolon leads the Cougars in scoring, tallying 12.7 points per game to go with 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

Ante Brzovic is Charleston (SC)’s leading rebounder, pulling down 5.8 per game, while Ryan Larson is its best passer, averaging 4.2 assists in each contest.

Reyne Smith leads the Cougars in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Larson is Charleston (SC)’s leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Jaylon Scott leads them in blocks with 0.7 per contest.

UNC Wilmington Key Players to Watch

Trazarien White puts up 14.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game for the Seahawks, enough to make him the top scorer and rebounder on the squad.

Jamarii Thomas notches more assists than any other UNC Wilmington teammate with 2.2 per game. He also scores 7.2 points and pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game.

Donovan Newby is the most prolific from distance for the Seahawks, hitting 1.3 threes per game.

Shykeim Phillips (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for UNC Wilmington while Amari Kelly (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Charleston (SC) vs. UNC Wilmington Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    UNC Wilmington (+9.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (141)

  • Prediction:
    Charleston (SC) 75, UNC Wilmington 66
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