Presbyterian Blue Hose visit Furman Paladins in college basketball clash
Presbyterian Blue Hose vs Furman Paladins Odds
The Presbyterian Blue Hose will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Paladins in Furman at Timmons Arena on Sunday in college basketball action.
Furman battles the Blue Hose, currently sitting with a 1-6 mark (0-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-0 for the Paladins and 0-0 for the Blue Hose.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Paladins sit at No. 336 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Hose sit at No. 269 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Paladins will win this game 56-49.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Furman's No. 290-ranked offense, averaging 61.3 PPG, against a Blue Hose defense that ranks No. 269 at 71.4 PPG. The Paladins field goal percentage has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the Blue Hose marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
Defensively, Presbyterian features the nation's No. 301-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.6 points per game. Furman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 261 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Presbyterian was a 97-38 winner at home against Toccoa Falls. The Blue Hose blew out Toccoa Falls on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 97-38 win at Furman Pinson Arena.
Furman lost its last outing, a 77-50 result against Loyola of Chicago on December 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point underdog. Furman was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Loyola of Chicago and falling by a 77-50 score at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Auburn are 1-0
After playing Loyola of Chicago are 0-1
After a loss are 7-3
A few Blue Hose at Paladins trends to consider:
Furman is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Presbyterian home to North Greenville, Wednesday, December 12
Furman at Auburn, Saturday, December 15