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Furman Paladins vs The Citadel Bulldogs Betting Matchup Report

The Citadel BulldogsFurman Paladins
Jan 5, 7:00 PM | Timmons Arena

The Citadel Bulldogs vs Furman Paladins Odds


College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Bulldogs of The Citadel hit the hard court against the Paladins of Furman.

The Paladins sport records of 6-7 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 3-10 and 3-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-4 for the Paladins and 6-2 for the Bulldogs.

View The Citadel vs Furman Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Paladins installed as 12-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 208-ranked Paladins and the No. 303-rated Bulldogs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 69-63 win for the Paladins on Thursday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Furman's No. 158-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 209-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Furman rates No. 137 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 137 nationally with 6.5 per match.

Defensively, The Citadel features the nation's No. 325-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.6 points per game. Furman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 193 nationally in scoring at home.

The Citadel was a 91-74 winner in its last match at home against Virginias-Wise. The Bulldogs used a 30-point performance from Ashton Moore to help The Citadel smack Virginias-Wise 91-74 on Monday at McAlister Field House.

Furman lost its last outing, a 72-61 result against UNC Wilmington on December 30. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Furman suffered a 72-61 loss against UNC Wilmington on Friday, getting 11 points from Charlie Reddick in a losing effort at Trask Coliseum.

The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Samford are 2-4
After playing Virginias-Wise are 1-0
After a win are 3-7

Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing College of Charleston are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Bulldogs at Paladins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 6 games when playing on the road against Furman
The Citadel is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The Citadel is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Furman
Furman is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Furman is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against The Citadel
Furman is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing The Citadel
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Furman's last 7 games when playing The Citadel

Next up:
The Citadel home to Samford, Saturday, January 7
Furman home to College of Charleston, Saturday, January 7