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Samford Bulldogs vs The Citadel Bulldogs Betting Line and Trends Report

Samford takes to the basketball court against The Citadel on Thursday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at McAlister Field House.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Samford Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as -4.5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Samford Bulldogs vs The Citadel Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 5-10 and 2-5-1 ATS The Citadel Bulldogs will face the 6-10 Samford Bulldogs, who own a 3-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the The Citadel Bulldogs are 5-3 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Samford Bulldogs are 6-5.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 313-ranked The Citadel Bulldogs and the No. 288-rated Samford Bulldogs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Samford is ranked No. 256 in NCAA basketball at 31.19 per game. Contrast that with The Citadel's No. 63 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, The Citadel is the No. 1-ranked team in the country at 11.93 per game, while Samford rates No. 82 at 8.56 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 21 points from Demetrius Dyson as Samford ran past Western Carolina 85-71 on Saturday at Pete Hanna Center.

The Bulldogs endured a 109-92 loss at the hands of the Terriers on Saturday, despite a 18-point effort from Quayson Williams at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Samford is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Samford is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Samford's last 8 games when playing The Citadel
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Samford's last 6 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
  • The Citadel is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of The Citadel's last 8 games when playing Samford
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of The Citadel's last 6 games when playing at home against Samford

Next Betting Matchups

Samford at Mercer, Saturday, January 13th
The Citadel at Chattanooga, Saturday, January 13th