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Mercer Bears vs Sam Houston State Bearkats in college hoops odds

Sam Houston State BearkatsMercer Bears
Nov 21, 7:00 PM | Mercer University Center

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Mercer Bears Odds


The Bears hope to be lousy hosts on Monday as the Sam Houston State Bearkats pay a visit to Mercer University Center on the college basketball betting menu.

Mercer will face the 1-1 Bearkats, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bearkats are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View Sam Houston State vs Mercer Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Bears installed as 10-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Bears and the No. 7-ranked Bearkats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-61 result in favor of the Bears.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bearkats rank No. 8 in NCAA Division 1 with 46 per game. That compares with Mercer’s No. 182 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Mercer is college basketball's No. 231-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Bearkats rate No. 339 with 2.5 per game.

Defensively, Sam Houston State features the nation's No. 226-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Mercer, meanwhile, comes in at No. 256 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Sam Houston State, they were a 74-41 loser as they battled Notre Dame on the road. Sam Houston State was run off the court by the Fighting Irish on Wednesday as Notre Dame routed them 74-41 at Joyce Center.

Mercer was a 66-46 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Furman. The battle between the Bears and Paladins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Furman was handed a 66-46 defeat on Thursday at Timmons Arena.

Next up:
Sam Houston State home to South Dakota State, Tuesday, November 22
Mercer home to Niagara, Tuesday, November 22