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The Citadel Bulldogs Host the Samford Bulldogs in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Samford Bulldogs will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Bulldogs in The Citadel at McAlister Field House on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the The Citadel Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bulldogs was expected to move the line.

Samford Bulldogs vs The Citadel Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The The Citadel Bulldogs sport a record of 9-10 and 5-4-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Samford Bulldogs have 12-6 and 6-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6 for the The Citadel Bulldogs and 6-5 for the Samford Bulldogs.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 323-ranked The Citadel Bulldogs and the No. 150-rated Samford Bulldogs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and The Citadel has the nation's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 95.95 PPG. The visiting Samford Bulldogs defense ranks No. 149 allowing on average 71.67 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 41.81% so far, less than the The Citadel Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.46% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Wyatt Walker scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 68-65 to Mercer at Pete Hanna Center on Wednesday).

The Citadel got 15 points from Zane Najdawi but lost anyway, 83-73, to Chattanooga on Wednesday at McKenzie Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Samford is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Samford is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • Samford is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Samford is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The Citadel is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games
  • The Citadel is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The Citadel is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Samford

Next Betting Matchups

Samford at Chattanooga, Saturday, January 21st
The Citadel at Western Carolina, Thursday, January 19th