Radford Highlanders vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the The Citadel vs Radford battle Saturday at McAlister Field House as the Bulldogs look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Citadel battles the Highlanders, currently sitting with a 3-3 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Bulldogs and 0-0 for the Highlanders.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Highlanders odds would favor the Highlanders if the lines were set according to our power ranks. The Citadel is rated No. 319 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Radford is at No. 316. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 85-73 win for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature The Citadel's No. 212-rated squad against Radford's No. 187-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, The Citadel rates No. 77 in the country with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 152 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Defensively, Radford features the nation's No. 226-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.3 points per game. The Citadel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 122 nationally in scoring at home.
Radford won its last outing, an 81-53 result against Brevard on November 21. The battle between the Highlanders and Tornadoes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Brevard was handed an 81-53 defeat on Wednesday at Dedmon Center.
The Citadel was a 92-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Union KY. The Citadel cruised to victory on Saturday, running Union KY out of the gym and running up a 92-50 score at McAlister Field House.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing UNC Greensboro are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Highlanders at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The Citadel is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The Citadel is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
The Citadel is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
Radford home to Hampton, Wednesday, November 28
The Citadel at UNC Greensboro, Saturday, December 1