Elon Phoenix vs Western Carolina Catamounts Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Elon when they take on the Western Carolina Catamounts on Monday in college hoops betting action.
The Catamounts sit at 7-9 (6-5-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Phoenix are currently 8-7 (6-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Western Carolina is 2-6 OU, and Elon is 4-4 OU.
The Phoenix were listed as 1.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 76-rated Elon taking on the No. 191-rated Catamounts in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-69 win for the Phoenix on Monday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Phoenix rank No. 165 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.5 per game. That compares with Western Carolina’s No. 221 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Western Carolina is college basketball's No. 124-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Phoenix rate No. 47 with 7.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Elon owns the country's No. 200-rated mark, allowing 71.2 points per game on the highway. Western Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 159 in scoring at home.
Elon was an 80-70 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Appalachian State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Phoenix wasted a 26-point performance from Ryley Beaumont in losing to Appalachian State 80-70 on Saturday at Holmes Convocation Center.
Western Carolina was a 62-59 winner in its last match at home against UNC Greensboro. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. The Catamounts grabbed a 62-59 win over the Spartans on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Trey Sumler at Ramsey Center.
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Furman are 2-8
After playing Appalachian State are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Western Carolina Catamounts Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Samford are 5-3
After playing UNC Greensboro are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Phoenix at Catamounts trends to consider:
Elon is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Elon is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Western Carolina
Western Carolina is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Western Carolina is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Elon
Western Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Elon
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Carolina's last 5 games when playing Elon
Elon home to Furman, Thursday, January 17
Western Carolina at Samford, Thursday, January 17