NCAA Basketball betting line favors Wildcats over Mountaineers

Appalachian State MountaineersDavidson Wildcats
Feb 9, 7:30 PM | Belk Arena

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Davidson Wildcats Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Davidson Wildcats try to run the Appalachian State Mountaineers off the court at Belk Arena in college hoops action.

This season, the Wildcats are 16-7 overall and 10-11-1 ATS ATS, while the Mountaineers are 10-12 and 12-5 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Davidson boasts a 7-13-1 on the OU, and Appalachian State is 5-10.

View Appalachian State vs Davidson Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 19-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 135 (Wildcats) and the No. 241 (Mountaineers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-69 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mountaineers rank No. 137 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.8 per game. That compares with Davidson’s No. 224 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Davidson is college basketball's No. 57-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Mountaineers rate No. 143 with 6.4 per game.

Defensively, Appalachian State features the nation's No. 322-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.2 points per game. Davidson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.

Appalachian State won its last outing, a 91-86 result against Georgia Southern on February 7. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Mountaineers got a 24-point performance from Nathan Healy, who added 11 rebounds, as Appalachian State ran past Georgia Southern 91-86 on Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Last time out for Davidson, they were a 73-59 winner as they battled Western Carolina at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 16.5-point favorite. Davidson got 24 points and 12 rebounds from Jake Cohen en route to a 73-59 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday at Belk Arena.

Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Furman are 5-5
After playing Georgia Southern are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

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

A few Mountaineers at Wildcats trends to consider:
Appalachian State is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Davidson
Appalachian State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Davidson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Davidson's last 5 games at home
Davidson is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Appalachian State

Next up:
Appalachian State home to Furman, Monday, February 11
Davidson at College of Charleston, Thursday, February 14

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