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The Citadel Bulldogs home to Furman Paladins in NCAA Basketball betting action

Furman PaladinsThe Citadel Bulldogs
Feb 28, 7:05 PM | McAlister Field House

Furman Paladins vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between The Citadel and Furman on Thursday, with the host Bulldogs trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Bulldogs bring a 7-20 record (10-10-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-21 Paladins, who are 8-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed The Citadel go 11-9-1 so far and the Paladins go 10-10.

View Furman vs The Citadel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 3-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Paladins was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Paladins odds would favor the Paladins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. The Citadel is rated No. 344 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Furman is at No. 342. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 60-58 win for the Bulldogs.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Paladins rank No. 306 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.4 per game. That compares with The Citadel’s No. 328 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where The Citadel is college basketball's No. 209-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Paladins rate No. 166 with 6.2 per game.

Defensively, Furman features the nation's No. 204-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. The Citadel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 252 nationally in scoring at home.

Furman lost its last outing, a 78-61 result against Georgia Southern on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. Furman got 22 points from Colin Reddick but lost anyway, 78-61, to Georgia Southern on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

The Citadel lost its last outing, a 68-65 result against Presbyterian on February 23. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Mike Groselle scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 68-65 to Presbyterian at Furman Pinson Arena on Saturday).

Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing College of Charleston are 6-4
After playing Georgia Southern are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Wofford are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Paladins at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Furman's last 6 games on the road
Furman is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
Furman is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Furman is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of The Citadel's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 6 games when playing Furman
The Citadel is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Furman
The Citadel is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Furman

Next up:
Furman home to College of Charleston, Saturday, March 2
The Citadel at Wofford, Saturday, March 2