Furman vs Western Carolina: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 13, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 13, 2021

The Western Carolina Catamounts (9-10) are heavy underdogs (-13) as they look to break a five-game road losing streak when they square off against the Furman Paladins (11-7) on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Timmons Arena. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 147.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:17 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 6-9
  • The Paladins are 2-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 13-point favorite.
  • In 46.7% of its games this season (7/15), Furman and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Paladins lost 64-58 to UNC Greensboro in their last contest on Wednesday. Clay Mounce totaled a team-high 19 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 1-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 143 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 19 16.4 5.2 3.1 1.7 0.1 1.4
Clay Mounce 19 15.3 6.7 1.3 0.9 0.6 2.2
Noah Gurley 19 13.2 5.3 2.5 1.1 1.1 1.3
Alex Hunter 19 10.6 3.7 3.8 1.3 0.0 2.5
Jalen Slawson 19 9.1 5.3 2.9 1.3 1.4 0.6

Western Carolina Betting Information

  • Western Carolina holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times, not covering 12 times, and pushing one time.
  • 10 of Western Carolina’s 17 games (58.8%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

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

Western Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mason Faulkner 18 16.3 5.7 4.6 1.3 0.1 1.4
Cory Hightower 12 13.6 6.3 1.5 1.1 0.2 0.7
Xavier Cork 20 13.6 5.4 1.8 0.6 1.6 0.0
Matt Halvorsen 20 12.8 2.6 1.1 0.6 0.1 3.2
Travion McCray 13 9.0 3.3 2.5 1.2 0.1 1.1

Total Facts

  • Furman’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup point total (147.5 points) in 44.4% of opportunities (eight out of 18 matchups).
  • 12 Western Carolina games this year (63.2% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Saturday’s total of 147.5 points.
  • The total for the contest of 147.5 is 8.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Paladins (80.1 points per game) and the Catamounts (76.1 points per game).
  • This game’s point total is 2.0 fewer points than the 145.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Paladins have seen a 148.3 over/under in their games this season, 0.8 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 5.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Catamounts games this season (153.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Furman Western Carolina -9 153.5 -459 +349 Regular Season 75-69 FURMAN
2/8/2020 Furman Western Carolina -3.5 151 N/A N/A Regular Season 82-73 FURMAN
1/15/2020 Furman Furman -11 151 -714 +479 Regular Season 83-79 FURMAN
2/7/2019 N/A Western Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-45 FURMAN
12/1/2018 N/A Furman N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-88 FURMAN

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