Samford Bulldogs host UNC Greensboro Spartans in college basketball action

UNC Greensboro Spartans Samford Bulldogs
10-10 January 23, 2014, 08:00 | Pete Hanna Center 7-13



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Samford Bulldogs try to run the UNC Greensboro Spartans off the court at Pete Hanna Center in college hoops action.

The Bulldogs are 7-13 so far on the season, and 5-7 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 10-10 and 7-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Samford go 5-5 and the Spartans go 6-9 on the totals.

View UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Samford Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulldogs as -2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

This game matches up the No. 322 (Bulldogs) and the No. 130 (Spartans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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UNC Greensboro was a 93-82 loser in their most recent outing at home against Davidson. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. UNC Greensboro got 27 points from Nicholas Paulos on the way to a 93-82 loss against Davidson on Saturday at Greensboro Coliseum.

Samford lost its last outing, a 67-64 result against Western Carolina on January 18. They covered in that game as a 10.5-point underdog. The Bulldogs got 15 points from Isaiah Williams, but it was Western Carolina that prevailed in a 67-64 final on Saturday at Ramsey Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 85 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.05 per game. That compares with Samford’s No. 238 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Samford is college basketball's No. 198-ranked team at 5.25 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 148 with 5.85 per game.

Next up:
UNC Greensboro at Chattanooga, Saturday, January 25th
Samford at Elon, Saturday, January 25th
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