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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Mercer Bears Over Furman Paladins

The Mercer Bears will look to improve on a 12-4 record on Thursday when they host the Furman Paladins in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Hawkins Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Furman Paladins were listed as 7.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Furman Paladins vs Mercer Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Furman Paladins have watched them go 9-8 and 4-4 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Mercer Bears are at 12-4 and 7-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Mercer Bears are 4-7, while the Furman Paladins have a 5-3 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mercer Bears at No. 180 and the Furman Paladins at No. 132 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Furman cruised to victory on Monday, running Samford out of the gym and running up a 77-57 score at Timmons Arena.

Stephon Jelks scored 24 points and helped out with 24 rebounds for Mercer on Saturday, leading the Bears to a 91-80 victory over The Citadel at McAlister Field House.

Betting Trends
  • Furman is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Furman is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Mercer

Next Betting Matchups

Furman at The Citadel, Saturday, January 16th
Mercer at Wofford, Saturday, January 16th