UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Furman Paladins Odds
Timmons Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Furman Paladins and the visiting UNC Greensboro Spartans in college hoops action on Thursday.
The Paladins sport records of 6-14 and 6-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Spartans have 6-15 and 6-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-5 for the Paladins and 3-11 for the Spartans.
The Spartans were listed as 2-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Paladins, most recently No. 325 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Spartans, who rate No. 238 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-63 victory for the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Spartans is ranked No. 73 in NCAA hoops at 37.4 per game. Contrast that with Furman’s No. 282 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Furman is the No. 123-ranked team in the country at 6.6 per game, while UNC Greensboro rates No. 102 at 6.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNC Greensboro owns the country's No. 342-rated mark, allowing 81 points per game on the highway. Furman, on the other hand, rates No. 154 in scoring at home.
UNC Greensboro lost its last outing, an 81-59 result against College of Charleston on February 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point underdog. The Spartans were hammered by College of Charleston on Saturday, losing by an 81-59 final at TD Arena in college basketball betting action.
In their last action, Furman was an 84-79 loser at home against The Citadel. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Furman got 26 points from Charlie Reddick on the way to an 84-79 loss against The Citadel on Saturday at Timmons Arena.
UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Wofford are 2-8
After playing College of Charleston are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Elon are 5-5
After playing The Citadel are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few Spartans at Paladins trends to consider:
UNC Greensboro is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Furman
UNC Greensboro is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Furman
UNC Greensboro is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Furman is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against UNC Greensboro
Furman is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNC Greensboro
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Furman's last 7 games
Furman is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
UNC Greensboro at Wofford, Saturday, February 9
Furman home to Elon, Saturday, February 9