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Western Carolina Catamounts Visit UMass Minutemen in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The UMass Minutemen will try to cover the point spread at Mullins Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Western Carolina Catamounts in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Western Carolina Catamounts were listed as 14-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs UMass Minutemen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Western Carolina Catamounts have watched them go 1-3 and 1-2 ATS on the college basketball season, while the UMass Minutemen are at 2-1 and 2-0 ATS. In totals betting, the UMass Minutemen are 1-1, while the Western Carolina Catamounts have a 3-0 mark.

The UMass Minutemen sit at No. 209 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Western Carolina Catamounts sit at No. 331 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up UMass's No. 96 nationally ranked offense (80.67 points per game) against a Western Carolina Catamounts defense that sits as the No. 242 at 84 PPG. The UMass Minutemen have been averaging 49.72% from the field, more than the Catamounts have managed so far this season (36.4% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Catamounts were hammered by Minnesota on Sunday, losing by a 92-64 final at Williams Arena in college basketball betting action.

The battle between the Minutemen and Purple Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Niagara was handed a 101-76 defeat on Sunday at Mullins Center.

Betting Trends
  • Western Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Western Carolina is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Western Carolina is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Western Carolina's last 7 games on the road
  • UMass is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • UMass is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Carolina at Texas-Arlington, Friday, November 24th
UMass at Minnesota, Friday, November 24th