Who is playing
Charleston Cougars @ Vermont Catamounts
Current records: Charleston 1-1, Vermont 2-0
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What to know
Vermont has played every game this season on its home court, but they will have to hit the road on Thursday. They will face the Charleston Cougars at 11:30 a.m. ET at the HTC Center. Charleston suffered a loss in its last contest and will look to turn around Vermont, who is coming off a victory.
Winning is a little easier when you work as a team to rack up 18 more assists than your opponent, a fact Vermont demonstrated on Saturday. They took their home game with ease, posting a 92-41 victory over the Cardinals. With that victory, Vermont raised its scoring average to 79.5 points per game.
Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Charleston last Friday, but the final result did not. They lost to the Dukes on the road by a decisive margin 90-72.
The Catamounts’ victory raised their record to 2-0. As for the Cougars, their loss dropped their record to 1-1.
Looking ahead, Vermont is the favorite in this case, as experts expect it to win by 3.5 points. They finished last season with a 17-11-1 record against the spread.
Charleston is a 3.5-point favorite against Vermont, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has shifted a bit toward the Cougars, as the game opened with the Cougars as 1.5-point favorites.
The over/under is set at 145.5 points.
Injury report for Vermont
- Nick Fiorillo: Out (Knee)
Charleston Injury Report
No injury information