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The Citadel Bulldogs Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Furman Paladins

The Furman Paladins host The Citadel on Thursday, looking to build on their 10-4 mark against the 5-8 Bulldogs in college basketball betting action at Timmons Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the The Citadel Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as 20-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

The Citadel Bulldogs vs Furman Paladins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Furman Paladins battles the The Citadel Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 5-8 mark (2-3-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 4-4 for the Furman Paladins and 3-3 for the The Citadel Bulldogs.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 81-rated Furman Paladins and the No. 277-ranked The Citadel Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Furman's No. 138-rated squad against The Citadel's No. 72-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Furman rates No. 18 in the country with 10.57 per game, while their foes tonight, the The Citadel Bulldogs rank No. 3 nationally with 11.85 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tariq Simmons scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 81-79 to Western Carolina at McAlister Field House on Saturday).

The battle between the Paladins and Keydets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as VMI was handed a 87-57 defeat on Saturday at Cameron Hall.

Betting Trends
  • The Citadel is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The Citadel is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The Citadel is 5-10-1 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Furman
  • The Citadel is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Furman
  • Furman is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Furman is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Furman is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing The Citadel
  • Furman is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing The Citadel

Next Betting Matchups

The Citadel at Wofford, Saturday, January 6th
Furman at Mercer, Saturday, January 6th