A pair of streaking teams meet when the Florida Atlantic Owls (6-1) host the Charleston (SC) Cougars (4-3) on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET. The Owls will put their four-game win streak on the line against the Cougars, who have won three straight. In this preview, we breakdown the Florida Atlantic vs. Charleston (SC) odds and lines around this game.

The Owls head into their matchup against the Cougars as heavy favorites. The Owls are favored by 16.5 points. The matchup features a point total of 152.5.

Florida Atlantic’s record against the spread this season is 5-2-0, while Charleston (SC)’s is 2-5-0. In terms of going over the point total, games involving the Owls are 3-4-0 and the Cougars are 2-5-0. The teams score an average of 155.4 points per game, 2.9 more points than this matchup’s total.

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How to watch Florida Atlantic vs. Charleston (SC)

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN

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Charleston (SC) at Florida Atlantic odds, spread and lines

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  • Spread: Florida Atlantic -16.5
  • Total: 152.5
  • Moneyline: Florida Atlantic -2103, Charleston (SC) +1092

Florida Atlantic vs. Charleston (SC) prediction

Florida Atlantic 83, Charleston (SC) 64


  • Florida Atlantic has put together a 4-1 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 80% of those games).
  • The Owls have played as a moneyline favorite of -2103 or shorter in only one game this season, which they lost.
  • Florida Atlantic has a 95.5% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Charleston (SC) has won both games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • The Cougars have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +1092 odds on them winning this game.
  • The implied probability of a win by Charleston (SC) based on the moneyline is 8.4%.

Against the spread

  • Florida Atlantic has compiled a 5-2-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Charleston (SC) has covered twice in seven chances against the spread this year.
  • The Owls average 83.0 points per game, 9.3 more points than the 73.7 the Cougars give up.
  • Florida Atlantic is 5-1 against the spread and 6-0 overall when scoring more than 73.7 points.
  • Charleston (SC) is 2-4 against the spread and 4-2 overall when giving up fewer than 83.0 points.
  • The Cougars’ 72.4 points per game are 6.3 more points than the 66.1 the Owls allow.
  • Charleston (SC) is 2-3 against the spread and 4-1 overall when it scores more than 66.1 points.
  • Florida Atlantic’s record is 4-1 against the spread and 4-1 overall when it gives up fewer than 72.4 points.


  • The Owls have an average implied point total of 79.0 this season, which is 6.0 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (85).
  • So far this season, Florida Atlantic has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (85) three times.
  • The Cougars’ average implied point total on the season (78.4 points) is 10.4 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (68 points).
  • So far this season, Charleston (SC) has put up more than 68 points in five games.