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Davidson Wildcats take on Mountaineers in college basketball test

Davidson WildcatsAppalachian State Mountaineers
Jan 14, 2:00 PM | Holmes Convocation Center

Davidson Wildcats vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Odds

11-4TEAM RECORD7-8

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Davidson when they take on the Mountaineers on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Appalachian State will face the 11-4 Wildcats, who own a 7-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mountaineers are 3-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 10-3 favoring the OVER.

View Davidson vs Appalachian State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Mountaineers in this one, they're listed as 8.5-point underdogs on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mountaineers at No. 202 and the Wildcats at No. 87 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 80-69 result in favor of the Wildcats.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 79 in NCAA hoops at 37.3 per game. Contrast that with Appalachian State’s No. 146 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Appalachian State is the No. 71-ranked team in the country at 7.5 per game, while Davidson rates No. 54 at 7.7 per game.

Defensively, Davidson features the nation's No. 231-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. Appalachian State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 251 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Davidson, they were an 88-67 winner as they battled Western Carolina at home. They covered in the match as a 14-point favorite. Davidson cruised to victory on Thursday, running Western Carolina out of the gym and running up an 88-67 score at Belk Arena.

Appalachian State won its last outing, a 56-50 result against Furman on January 12. They covered in that game as a 3-point favorite. Mike Neal scored 15 points leading the Mountaineers to a 56-50 victory over Furman at Holmes Convocation Center on Thursday.

Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing College of Charleston are 8-2
After playing Western Carolina are 9-1
After a win are 7-3

Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Wofford are 8-2
After playing Furman are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Wildcats at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Davidson is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Appalachian State
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Davidson's last 10 games on the road
Davidson is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Davidson is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
Appalachian State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Appalachian State's last 7 games when playing Davidson
Appalachian State is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Davidson
Appalachian State is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Davidson home to College of Charleston, Thursday, January 19
Appalachian State at Wofford, Thursday, January 19

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