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CAA foes match up when the Hofstra Pride (20-10) hosts the Charleston Cougars (16-13) on Monday evening. Hofstra has been amazing at home this season, going 11-2 at David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Hofstra beat William & Mary 83-67 in its last contest. Charleston lost to Drexel 80-79 on Saturday.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Pride as 5.5-point favorites in the latest Hofstra vs. Charleston odds, while the over-under for total points is set at 160. Before finalizing any Charleston vs. Hofstra picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $1,700 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Hofstra vs. Charleston, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Charleston vs. Hofstra.

  • Charleston vs. Hofstra spread: Pride -5.5
  • Charleston vs. Hofstra over-under: 160 points
  • Charleston vs. Hofstra money line: Cougars +190, Pride -230
  • COFC: Cougars are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall
  • HOF: Under is 5-1 in Pride's last 6 Monday games
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Why Hofstra can cover 

Grad student guard Jalen Ray averages 13.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. He is the best 3-point shooter on the team, knocking down 42 percent of his attempts from downtown. Ray has made at least three 3-pointers in 16 games. In his last outing against William & Mary, the Virginia native had 19 points and shot 4-for-8 from three.

Sophomore guard Darlinstone Dubar is putting up 12.1 points and 4.8 rebounds, while shooting 55 percent from the field. Dubar has scored in double figures in five straight games. In the Feb. 12 win over Delaware, the North Carolina native recorded 15 points, five rebounds and shot 7-for-8 from the floor. 

Why Charleston can cover

Grad student forward John Meeks averages 13.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. Meeks will look to have another solid outing on the offensive end. The North Carolina native has scored at least 15 points in 12 games so far. One of his best performances came against UNCW. Meeks finished with 21 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

Grad student guard Dimitrius Underwood logs 11.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game. Underwood has been terrific over the past five games, scoring at least 14 points in every contest. He also recorded three double-doubles during this stretch. On Feb. 19 against Towson, Underwood tallied 21 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and three steals. 

How to make Charleston vs. Hofstra picks

SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting 156 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Hofstra vs. Charleston? And which side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up over $1,700 on its college basketball picks the last five-plus years, and find out.