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The Citadel Bulldogs Visit Western Carolina Catamounts in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Ramsey Center features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Western Carolina Catamounts and the visiting The Citadel Bulldogs in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the The Citadel Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

The Citadel Bulldogs vs Western Carolina Catamounts Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the The Citadel Bulldogs have watched them go 9-11 and 5-5-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Western Carolina Catamounts are at 5-13 and 3-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Western Carolina Catamounts are 5-7, while the The Citadel Bulldogs have a 5-6 mark.

This game puts the Western Carolina Catamounts, most recently No. 338 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the The Citadel Bulldogs, who rate No. 323 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Western Carolina's No. 262-ranked scoring average of 58.89 PPG, against a The Citadel Bulldogs defense rated No. 262 and allowing 98.75 PPG. The Western Carolina Catamounts FG% has averaged 36.46% to date this season, less than the The Citadel Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (41.68% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 19 points from Preston Parks, but it was Samford that prevailed in a 98-90 final on Saturday at McAlister Field House.

Western Carolina was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by East Tennessee State and falling by a 75-52 score at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

Betting Trends
  • The Citadel is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The Citadel is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 6 games
  • The Citadel is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Western Carolina is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • Western Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Western Carolina is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when playing The Citadel

Next Betting Matchups

The Citadel at UNC Greensboro, Saturday, January 21st
Western Carolina at Mercer, Saturday, January 21st