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UNC Greensboro Spartans Favored by -12 Point Spread Against the Western Carolina Catamounts on Saturday

The Western Carolina Catamounts will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Spartans in UNC Greensboro at Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the UNC Greensboro Spartans betting line as -12-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs UNC Greensboro Spartans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UNC Greensboro Spartans are 11-5 so far on the season, and 6-6 ATS vs the number. The Western Carolina Catamounts, meanwhile, are 5-10 and 2-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UNC Greensboro go 6-6 and the Western Carolina Catamounts go 3-6 on betting totals.

The Spartans - Catamounts odds would favor the Spartans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UNC Greensboro is rated No. 209 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Western Carolina is at No. 330.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNC Greensboro has the nation's No. 141-rated offensive output, at 74.62 PPG. The visiting Western Carolina Catamounts defense ranks No. 127 allowing on average 70.4 PPG. The Spartans FG% has averaged 45.57% so far, more than the UNC Greensboro Catamounts marksmen have achieved on the year, 35.94% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Onno Steger scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Catamounts to a win (they lost 70-65 to Samford at Ramsey Center on Monday).

UNC Greensboro earned a 73-68 victory over Chattanooga on Monday, getting 26 points from Francis Alonso at Greensboro Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Western Carolina is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Western Carolina is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Western Carolina is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing UNC Greensboro
  • Western Carolina is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing UNC Greensboro
  • UNC Greensboro is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • UNC Greensboro is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • UNC Greensboro is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Western Carolina
  • UNC Greensboro is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Western Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Western Carolina at VMI, Thursday, January 12th
UNC Greensboro at East Tennessee State, Thursday, January 12th

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