The Citadel Bulldogs vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Appalachian State Mountaineers try to run the The Citadel Bulldogs off the court at Holmes Convocation Center in college hoops action.
This season, the Mountaineers are 12-14 overall and 14-7 ATS ATS, while the Bulldogs are 6-19 and 8-10-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Appalachian State boasts a 5-14 on the OU, and The Citadel is 10-8-1.
Bettors looking to side with Appalachian State in this one found them as 10-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mountaineers, most recently No. 232 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 347 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-60 victory for the Mountaineers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Appalachian State's No. 124-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 332-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Appalachian State rates No. 165 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 207 nationally with 5.8 per match.
Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 339-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.9 points per game. Appalachian State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 122 nationally in scoring at home.
The Citadel lost its last outing, a 72-57 result against Davidson on February 16. They covered in that game as a 18.5-point underdog. Mike Groselle scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 72-57 to Davidson at McAlister Field House on Saturday).
Appalachian State won its last outing, a 76-68 result against UNC Greensboro on February 17. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Jay Canty scored 17 points leading the Mountaineers to a 76-68 victory over UNC Greensboro at Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
After playing Davidson are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Samford are 5-4
After playing UNC Greensboro are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Bulldogs at Mountaineers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of The Citadel's last 6 games when playing on the road against Appalachian State
The Citadel is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The Citadel is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Appalachian State
The Citadel is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Appalachian State's last 9 games
Appalachian State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Appalachian State is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 5 games at home
The Citadel at Presbyterian, Saturday, February 23
Appalachian State home to Samford, Thursday, February 28