The Citadel Bulldogs vs Samford Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Pete Hanna Center Saturday as host Samford looks to handle the The Citadel Bulldogs in NCAA hoops action.
Samford battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 6-16 mark (7-8-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-8-1 for the Bulldogs and 8-7-1 for the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 335 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 342. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 59-58 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Samford's No. 343-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 319-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Samford rates No. 121 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 193 nationally with 6 per match.
Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 339-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Samford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 316 nationally in scoring at home.
The Citadel was an 89-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Chattanooga. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Citadel got 25 points and 10 rebounds from P.J. Horgan in a losing cause in their 89-76 loss to Chattanooga on Thursday.
Samford lost its last outing, a 69-65 result against College of Charleston on February 7. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. The Bulldogs endured a 69-65 loss at the hands of the Cougars on Thursday, despite a 21-point effort from Raijon Kelly at Pete Hanna Center.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Georgia Southern are 2-8
After playing Chattanooga are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chattanooga are 2-8
After playing College of Charleston are 5-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Bulldogs at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The Citadel is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Samford's last 6 games when playing The Citadel
Samford is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing The Citadel
Samford is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Samford is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing The Citadel
The Citadel home to Georgia Southern, Thursday, February 14
Samford at Chattanooga, Monday, February 11