Western Carolina Catamounts visit Furman Paladins in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Western Carolina Catamounts vs Furman Paladins Odds
The Furman Paladins will hit the floor running against the visiting Western Carolina Catamounts Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Paladins bring a 2-3 record (0-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-4 Catamounts, who are 1-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Furman go 0-0 so far and the Catamounts go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 254-ranked Paladins and the No. 251-rated Catamounts in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-65 win for the Catamounts on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Catamounts rank No. 239 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.7 per game. That compares with Furman’s No. 251 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Furman is college basketball's No. 257-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Catamounts rate No. 62 with 7.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Western Carolina owns the country's No. 277-rated mark, allowing 78.5 points per game on the highway. Furman, on the other hand, rates No. 246 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Western Carolina, they were a 69-67 winner as they battled Howard at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 9-point favorite. The Bison endured a 69-67 loss at the hands of the Catamounts on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Simuel Frazier at Moon Palace Resort.
Furman lost its last outing, a 73-46 result against Mercer on November 25. Furman was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Mercer and falling by a 73-46 score at Mercer University Center.
Western Carolina Catamounts Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Eastern Kentucky are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 0-1
After playing Mercer are 3-2
After a loss are 8-2
A few Catamounts at Paladins trends to consider:
Western Carolina is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Furman
Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Furman is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Western Carolina
Furman is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Furman is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Furman is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Western Carolina
Western Carolina at Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, December 1
Furman at Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, December 1