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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Mercer Bears in Battle with Samford Bulldogs

Samford Bulldogs


Mercer Bears
Saturday, January 17, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Mercer University Center

The Mercer Bears will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Saturday when they play host to the Samford Bulldogs at Mercer University Center in NCAA basketball odds action.

Samford Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Mercer Bears as -11.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting linemay have moved, check for updates

Samford Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 10-9 and 8-6-1 ATS Mercer Bears will face the 7-13 Samford Bulldogs, who own a 9-5-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mercer Bears are 7-4 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Samford Bulldogs are 5-0.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 123 (Mercer) and the No. 282 (Samford) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Samford got 24 points from Darius Jones-Gibson but lost anyway, 82-76, to Chattanooga on Thursday at Pete Hanna Center.

The Bears got 16 points from Darious Moten as Mercer ran past Furman 67-64 on Thursday at Mercer University Center.

Samford Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears Betting Odds Trends

Samford is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Samford is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Samford is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Mercer
Samford is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Mercer

Next Betting Matchups

Samford home to UNC Greensboro, Thursday, January 22nd
Mercer at Western Carolina, Thursday, January 22nd