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Furman Paladins Home to Samford Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Samford Bulldogs hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Timmons Arena against the Furman Paladins.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Furman Paladins to cover the point spread in this one found them as -8-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Samford Bulldogs vs Furman Paladins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Furman Paladins are 17-8 so far on the season, and 11-4-1 ATS vs the number. The Samford Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 15-10 and 10-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Furman go 10-6 and the Samford Bulldogs go 12-6 on betting totals.

The Furman Paladins sit at No. 26 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Samford Bulldogs sit at No. 202 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Furman's No. 137 nationally ranked offense (74.52 points per game) against a Samford Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 205 at 76 PPG. The Furman Paladins have been averaging 48.11% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (46.51% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Demetrius Dyson was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 5 rebounds but Wofford still won, 131-127, over Samford on Thursday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

Devin Sibley scored 13 points leading the Paladins to a 60-56 victory over Chattanooga at Timmons Arena on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Samford is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Samford's last 7 games
  • Samford is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Samford is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Furman is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Furman is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Furman's last 6 games
  • Furman is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Samford at East Tennessee State, Wednesday, February 15th
Furman at VMI, Monday, February 13th