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College Basketball Betting - Mercer Bears Samford Bulldogs Odds

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Samford Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears battle Saturday at Hawkins Arena as the Bears look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Mercer sat as -6-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Samford Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Mercer Bears battles the Samford Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 9-4 mark (8-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 2-6 for the Mercer Bears and 3-7 for the Samford Bulldogs.

This game puts the Mercer Bears, most recently No. 190 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Samford Bulldogs, who rate No. 168 in the latest survey.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Bulldogs and Golden Bears didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miles College was handed a 104-76 defeat on Tuesday at Pete Hanna Center.

Stephon Jelks scored 21 points and added 21 rebounds for a double-double, leading Mercer over Kennesaw State, 76-73, on Wednesday at KSU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Samford is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • Samford is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Samford is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Mercer

Next Betting Matchups

Samford home to The Citadel, Tuesday, January 5th
Mercer at Chattanooga, Tuesday, January 5th