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Mercer Bears vs USC Upstate Spartans Betting Matchup Report

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Feb 4, 4:30 PM | Mercer University Center

USC Upstate Spartans vs Mercer Bears Odds


USC Upstate travels to Mercer on Saturday, hoping to boost its 14-9 record with a victory over the Bears.

This season, the Bears are 17-7 overall and 2-1 ATS ATS, while the Spartans are 14-9 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Mercer boasts a 0-3 on the OU, and USC Upstate is 1-0.

View USC Upstate vs Mercer Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bears at No. 96 and the Spartans at No. 180 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-71 result in favor of the Bears.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Mercer's No. 135-ranked offense, averaging 70.2 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 240 at 69.3 PPG. The Bears field goal percentage has averaged 47.5% so far, more than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.

Defensively, USC Upstate features the nation's No. 281-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. Mercer, meanwhile, comes in at No. 190 nationally in scoring at home.

USC Upstate won its last outing, an 82-77 result against Jacksonville State on January 30. USC Upstate got 17 points from Ty Greene en route to an 82-77 victory over Jacksonville State on Monday at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Mercer won its last outing, a 75-66 result against Florida Gulf Coast on January 30. Mercer got 20 points from Langston Hall en route to a 75-66 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on Monday at Alico Arena.

Next up:
USC Upstate at Kennesaw State, Monday, February 6
Mercer home to East Tennessee State, Monday, February 6