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Furman Paladins Battle vs Western Carolina Catamounts Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Furman Paladins try to run the Western Carolina Catamounts off the court at Timmons Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Furman Paladins in this one found them listed as -6.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Catamounts was expected to move the line.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Furman Paladins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Furman Paladins are 11-10 overall and 6-6 ATS, while the Western Carolina Catamounts are 8-12 and 7-7-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Furman boasts a 7-5 on the OU, and Western Carolina is 8-7.

The Paladins - Catamounts odds would favor the Paladins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Furman is rated No. 108 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Western Carolina is at No. 169.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Furman's No. 188-ranked scoring average of 70.24 PPG, against a Western Carolina Catamounts defense rated No. 189 and allowing 74.3 PPG. The Furman Paladins FG% has averaged 44.11% to date this season, more than the Western Carolina Catamounts shooters have managed so far (41.04% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Western Carolina earned a 86-80 victory over Mercer on Sunday, getting 25 points from Mike Brown at Ramsey Center.

The Paladins grabbed a 68-56 win over the Keydets on Monday, behind a 19-point effort from Devin Sibley at Cameron Hall.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Carolina's last 5 games
  • Western Carolina is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Western Carolina's last 8 games on the road
  • Furman is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Furman is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Furman is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Furman is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Western Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Western Carolina at Wofford, Saturday, January 30th
Furman at East Tennessee State, Saturday, January 30th

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