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UNC Wilmington Seahawks battle vs Furman Paladins highlights college odds menu

Furman PaladinsUNC Wilmington Seahawks
Dec 30, 7:00 PM | Trask Coliseum

Furman Paladins vs UNC Wilmington Seahawks Odds

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College hoops betting interest focuses on the UNC Wilmington vs Furman battle Friday at Trask Coliseum as the Seahawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Paladins will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 4-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Seahawks are 5-3 ATS. Furman is 3-4 on the totals; UNC Wilmington is 5-2-1.

View Furman vs UNC Wilmington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Seahawks in this one, they're listed as 4.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 116-ranked Seahawks and the No. 199-rated Paladins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-62 win for the Paladins on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UNC Wilmington's No. 219 nationally ranked offense (66.4 points per game) against a Paladins defense that sits as the No. 161 at 66.1 PPG. The Seahawks have been averaging 42.2% from the field, more than the Paladins have managed so far this season (41.1% on average).

Defensively, Furman features the nation's No. 130-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.9 points per game. UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 282 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Furman was a 64-50 loser on the road against Georgia. They failed to cover the 11.5–point spread as underdogs. Furman got 10 points from Brandon Sebirumbi but lost anyway, 64-50, to Georgia on Friday at Stegeman Coliseum.

In their last action, UNC Wilmington was an 87-78 loser on the road against Wake Forest. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as underdogs. The Seahawks got a huge 32-point effort from Adam Smith but still lost 87-78 against Wake Forest on Wednesday at Joel Coliseum.

Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing The Citadel are 2-8
After playing Georgia are 3-1
After a loss are 5-5

UNC Wilmington Seahawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Delaware are 3-7
After playing Wake Forest are 2-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Paladins at Seahawks trends to consider:
Furman is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
UNC Wilmington is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
UNC Wilmington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Furman home to The Citadel, Thursday, January 5
UNC Wilmington home to Delaware, Monday, January 2

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