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NCAA Basketball Odds: Western Carolina Catamounts vs Samford Bulldogs

Western Carolina Catamounts

vs

Samford Bulldogs
Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Pete Hanna Center

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Catamounts of Western Carolina hit the hard court against the Bulldogs of Samford.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Samford Bulldogs Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the Samford Bulldogs to cover the point spread in this one found them as 2-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Samford Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Carolina Catamounts will look to cover the spread vs the Samford Bulldogs on Saturday, as the Catamounts are 8-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 10-6-1 ATS. Western Carolina is 5-5 against the total, while Samford is 7-0 versus the total betting line.

The Bulldogs - Catamounts odds would favor the Catamounts if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Samford is rated No. 259 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Western Carolina is at No. 223.

How Western Carolina Catamounts vs Samford Bulldogs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Samford's No. 127-ranked offense, averaging 68.27 PPG, against a Catamounts defense that ranks No. 230 at 71.7 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 43.64% so far, less than the Catamounts marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.89% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Catamounts got 19 points from James Sinclair as Western Carolina ran past Mercer 60-52 on Thursday at Ramsey Center.

The Bulldogs got 20 points from Darius Jones-Gibson as Samford ran past UNC Greensboro 89-78 on Thursday at Pete Hanna Center.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Samford Bulldogs Betting Odds Trends

Western Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Western Carolina is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Carolina's last 6 games
Western Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Samford is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Samford's last 5 games
Samford is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Samford is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Western Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Western Carolina at VMI, Thursday, January 29th
Samford at Furman, Saturday, January 31st

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