Furman vs Samford: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Samford Bulldogs are big,  underdogs as they attempt to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Furman Paladins on Wednesday, February 17 at Timmons Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total 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

Furman Betting Information

  • Furman is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-9
  • When favored by at least 15.5 points, the Paladins are 2-0 against the spread this season.
  • In 50% of their games this season (8/16), the Paladins and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Paladins beat Western Carolina 88-70 in their last outing on Saturday. Noah Gurley put up a team-high 16 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 13.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 148 point total.

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

Furman Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mike Bothwell 20 15.8 5.0 3.0 1.7 0.1 1.4
Clay Mounce 20 15.2 6.5 1.3 1.0 0.6 2.2
Noah Gurley 20 13.3 5.4 2.6 1.0 1.0 1.3
Alex Hunter 20 10.4 3.7 3.9 1.2 0.0 2.4
Jalen Slawson 20 9.5 5.4 2.9 1.3 1.4 0.7

Samford Betting Information

  • Samford holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover eight times.
  • Samford and its opponents have regularly been held under this season, only claiming the over in 33.3% (4) of their 12 games played.

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

Samford Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Myron Gordon 10 15.6 3.2 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.2
Christian Guess 10 15.1 9.0 2.3 0.7 0.0 0.2
A.J. Staton-McCray 17 10.3 4.4 1.8 1.6 0.4 1.5
Logan Dye 17 9.3 4.1 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6
Jalen Dupree 11 8.1 5.1 1.0 0.1 0.5 0.2

Total Facts

  • In Furman’s matchups this season, the Paladins and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s total of 150.5 points nine times (47.4% of opportunities).
  • In 53.8% of Samford’s games this season (7 of 13), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 150.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 155 points per game, 4.5 points more than the over/under of 150.5 for this contest.
  • The 147 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 3.5 fewer than the 150.5 total in this contest.
  • The Paladins have seen a 148.8 average over/under in their games this season, 1.7 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Bulldogs games this season (153.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Furman Samford -11.5 153.5 -791 +530 Regular Season 86-71 FURMAN
1/22/2020 Furman Furman -16.5 150.5 -2356 +1030 Regular Season 101-78 FURMAN
2/28/2019 N/A Samford N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-81 FURMAN
1/26/2019 N/A Furman N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-73 SAMFRD

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