Furman Paladins vs. Citadel Bulldogs 2/24/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 24, 2021

The Furman Paladins (14-7) are heavily favored (-16) to extend a three-game winning streak when they host the Citadel Bulldogs (11-10) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Timmons Arena. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 159.

Betting Information

Furman vs Citadel Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Furman -16 -110 -110 159 -112 -110 -1975 960

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Computer picks for Furman vs Citadel
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Citadel (+16) Under (159) Furman 85 Citadel 70

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Total Facts

  • In four of 21 outings (19%) this year, the Paladins and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 159 points.
  • Citadel and its opponents have added up to score at least 159 points in 28.6% of their matchups this year (six of 21 opportunities).
  • The two teams average a combined 1.4 more points per game (160.4) than this matchup’s over/under of 159 points.
  • The Paladins and the Bulldogs have seen their opponents average a combined 13.3 fewer points per game than the over/under of 159 set for this matchup.
  • The Paladins average point total in matchups this year is 147.6, 11.4 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • Bulldogs games this year have averaged an over/under of 158.5 points, 0.5 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

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Furman Betting Information

  • The Paladins have struggled to an extent against the spread this year, putting up an 8-10 record.
  • The Paladins have posted a winning record of 2-1 against the spread when the spread is -16 or bigger.
  • Furman has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 8 times in 18 contests (44.4%).

Citadel Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have a 10-7 record against the spread, covering in 58.8% of their outings.
  • In most of Citadel’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (5 out of 17 games, 29.4%).

Head to Head

Furman vs Citadel (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/13/2021 Furman -13.5 167 -1115 +678 Regular Season 94-88 FURMAN
2/29/2020 Furman -20.5 151.5 -6000 +1420 Regular Season 82-58 FURMAN
1/25/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-54 FURMAN
1/31/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-61 FURMAN
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 101-85 FURMAN

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Furman Leaders

  • Mike Bothwell leads the Paladins in scoring, tallying 16.0 points per game to go with 4.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists.
  • Clay Mounce leads the Paladins in rebounding, averaging 6.4 per game, while Alex Hunter leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.7 in each contest.
  • Hunter hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Paladins, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per game.
  • Bothwell and Jalen Slawson lead the Paladins on the defensive end, with Bothwell leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Slawson in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Citadel Leaders

  • The Bulldogs’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Hayden Brown with 19.0 points and 10.6 rebounds per game.
  • Tyler Moffe’s assist statline paces Citadel; he dishes out 4.5 assists per game.
  • Kaiden Rice is consistent from deep and leads the Bulldogs with 4.0 made threes per game.
  • Brown (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for Citadel while Stephen Clark (2.1 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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