NCAA hoops odds preview - The Citadel vs. Furman
The Citadel Bulldogs vs Furman Paladins Odds
The The Citadel Bulldogs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Paladins in Furman at Timmons Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Paladins currently sports a 6-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-8 ATS. The Bulldogs are 5-15 and 6-7-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Paladins produce a 7-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 6-7-1 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 315 (Paladins) and the No. 344 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 60-57 result in favor of the Paladins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Furman's No. 290-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 312-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Furman rates No. 130 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 201 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, The Citadel owns the country's No. 330-rated mark, allowing 79.1 points per game on the highway. Furman, on the other hand, rates No. 180 in scoring at home.
The Citadel was a 69-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wofford. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 24 points from Mike Groselle as The Citadel ran past Wofford 69-63 on Thursday at McAlister Field House.
In their last action, Furman was an 81-74 winner at home against Georgia Southern. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Furman earned an 81-74 victory over Georgia Southern on Thursday, getting 20 points from Charlie Reddick at Timmons Arena.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Chattanooga are 4-6
After playing Wofford are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing UNC Greensboro are 2-8
After playing Georgia Southern are 4-6
After a win are 0-10
A few Bulldogs at Paladins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of The Citadel's last 7 games when playing on the road against Furman
The Citadel is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The Citadel is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Furman
The Citadel is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Furman is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing The Citadel
Furman is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Furman's last 5 games when playing The Citadel
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Furman's last 7 games when playing at home against The Citadel
The Citadel at Chattanooga, Thursday, February 7
Furman home to UNC Greensboro, Thursday, February 7