Mercer vs Citadel: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 22, 2021

The Citadel Bulldogs (11-9) visit the Mercer Bears (12-9) after losing six straight road games. The Bears are favored by  in the matchup, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, February 22. The over/under is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Mercer Betting Information

  • With a mark of 7-11, Mercer has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Bears are 0-2 against the spread this season when they are at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • Mercer and its opponents have hit the over in 10 of 18 games this season (55.6%).
  • The Bears lost 70-60 to Furman in their last contest on Saturday. Neftali Alvarez racked up a team-high 20 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 3.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 147 point total.

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 22 15.0 3.3 2.4 0.6 0.2 2.8
Neftali Alvarez 20 13.7 3.7 4.6 1.4 0.4 1.0
Leon Ayers III 22 12.6 4.2 2.0 1.2 0.4 1.0
Felipe Haase 22 12.0 7.5 3.0 1.0 0.3 1.8
Maciej Bender 20 9.7 4.2 0.5 0.6 1.4 0.0

Citadel Betting Information

  • With a 10-6 record ATS this season, the Bulldogs have topped expectations.
  • 11 of Citadel’s 16 games (68.8%) this season have not covered the over/under.
  • In the Bulldogs most recent game on Saturday, Kaiden Rice scored a team-high 20 points on the way to a 75-74 win against VMI. They covered the spread as 3.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 149 points to fall short of the 166.5 point total.

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

Citadel Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Hayden Brown 20 19.7 11.0 2.9 1.1 0.4 1.3
Kaiden Rice 21 18.7 4.0 1.1 0.3 0.0 4.2
Fletcher Abee 21 12.0 3.3 2.2 0.6 0.3 2.5
Tyler Moffe 18 9.7 4.3 4.7 0.8 0.5 1.1
Brady Spence 16 5.1 2.9 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.0

Total Facts

  • In Mercer’s matchups this season, the Bears and their opponents have exceeded Monday’s over/under of 159 points six times (28.6% of opportunities).
  • Six Citadel games this year (30% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Monday’s over/under of 159 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 159.6 points per game, 0.6 points more than the over/under of 159 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 151.4 points per game, 7.6 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Bears games is 7.6 points fewer than the over/under of 159 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.4 points fewer than the average over/under in Bulldogs games this season (159.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Mercer Citadel -8 175.5 -371 +289 Regular Season 83-63 MERCER
2/26/2020 Mercer Citadel -6 156.5 -271 +212 Regular Season 73-57 MERCER
2/1/2020 N/A Mercer N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-71 MERCER
2/9/2019 N/A Mercer N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 67-61 CITDEL
12/1/2018 N/A Citadel N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-69 CITDEL

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