East Tennessee State vs Mercer: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

SoCon opponents meet when the East Tennessee State Buccaneers host the Mercer Bears at Freedom Hall Civic Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17. The Bears are  underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total in the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

East Tennessee State Betting Information

  • With a mark of 7-9, East Tennessee State has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Buccaneers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 5 points, going 2-3 this season.
  • In 25% of its games this season (4/16), East Tennessee State and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

East Tennessee State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ledarrius Brewer 19 16.9 4.5 1.4 1.6 0.6 2.6
Damari Monsanto 20 12.5 7.3 1.0 1.1 0.1 2.2
David Sloan 19 10.7 2.2 4.5 0.8 0.1 1.1
Ty Brewer 20 8.5 3.8 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.0
Serrel Smith Jr. 20 7.3 2.6 1.2 1.1 0.1 0.7

Mercer Betting Information

  • With a 6-10 record ATS, Mercer has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • The Bears only hold a 1-4 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 5-point underdog.
  • 10 of the Bears 16 games (62.5%) this season have covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Mercer Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ross Cummings 20 15.6 3.3 2.3 0.6 0.2 3.0
Neftali Alvarez 18 13.5 3.7 4.7 1.5 0.3 0.9
Leon Ayers III 20 13.1 4.3 1.9 1.2 0.4 1.1
Felipe Haase 20 11.4 7.8 3.1 0.9 0.3 1.7
Maciej Bender 20 9.7 4.2 0.5 0.6 1.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • In East Tennessee State’s matchups this season, the Buccaneers and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s point total of 136.5 points five times (29.4% of opportunities).
  • In 89.5% of Mercer’s games this season (17 of 19), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 136.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 136.5 is 10.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Buccaneers (67.9 points per game) and the Bears (78.9 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 140.5 points per game, 4.0 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Buccaneers games is 2.6 points fewer than the over/under of 136.5 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 16.9 points separates the average total points bet in Bears games (153.4 points) and this matchup’s over/under (136.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/3/2021 Mercer Mercer -2.5 144 -142 +117 Regular Season 70-64 ETSU
2/8/2020 East Tennessee State Mercer -8.5 137.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 73-60 ETSU
1/29/2020 East Tennessee State East Tennessee State -15 134 -1939 +912 Regular Season 71-55 MERCER
2/16/2019 N/A East Tennessee State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-69 ETSU
1/12/2019 N/A Mercer N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-68 ETSU

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