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Southern Tournament - NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Bulldogs underdogs vs Spartans at UNC Greensboro

The Citadel BulldogsUNC Greensboro Spartans
6-25March 07, 2014, 04:00 | U.S. Cellular Center14-17



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between UNC Greensboro and The Citadel on Friday, with the host Spartans trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Spartans currently sports a 14-17 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-13-1 ATS. The Bulldogs are 6-25 and 11-13 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Spartans produce a 11-15 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 10-11 against the number.

View The Citadel Bulldogs vs UNC Greensboro Spartans Odds and Stats.

UNC Greensboro opened as -8-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Spartans at No. 247 and the Bulldogs at No. 327 heading into this contest.

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Last time out for The Citadel, they were an 80-63 winner as they battled Georgia Southern at home. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. The Bulldogs got 19 points from Matt Van Scyoc as The Citadel ran past Georgia Southern 80-63 on Saturday at McAlister Field House.

UNC Greensboro was a 73-71 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Wofford. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. UNC Greensboro earned a 73-71 victory over Wofford on Saturday, getting 17 points from Kayel Locke at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits UNC Greensboro's No. 152-ranked offense, averaging 70.68 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 218 at 74.48 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 44.02% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.81% per game.

A few Bulldogs at Spartans trends to consider:
The Citadel is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of The Citadel's last 6 games
The Citadel is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing UNC Greensboro
The Citadel is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNC Greensboro
UNC Greensboro is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNC Greensboro's last 5 games
UNC Greensboro is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing The Citadel
UNC Greensboro is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing The Citadel

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