Mercer vs Citadel: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Citadel Bulldogs are expected to extend a three-game losing streak when they host the Mercer Bears as  underdogs at 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 20 at McAlister Field House. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 20, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Mercer Betting Information

  • The Bears are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 3-5
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Bears are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 75% of its games this season (6/8), Mercer and its opponents have outscored the set 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 12 15.7 3.5 2.2 0.7 0.3 3.3
Neftali Alvarez 10 13.8 3.6 5.0 1.3 0.2 1.1
Maciej Bender 12 12.6 4.7 0.4 0.7 1.8 0.0
Felipe Haase 12 12.3 9.4 3.5 0.9 0.3 1.6
Leon Ayers III 12 12.3 4.7 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.8

Citadel Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 4-2.
  • Four of the Bulldogs six games (66.7%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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 10 21.5 10.1 2.2 1.0 0.2 1.8
Kaiden Rice 11 19.3 3.9 1.2 0.5 0.1 5.0
Fletcher Abee 11 13.0 3.7 2.8 0.5 0.5 3.0
Tyler Moffe 8 10.4 4.3 5.3 1.4 0.3 1.1
Brent Davis 11 6.7 2.4 0.5 0.8 0.3 1.0

Total Facts

  • Mercer’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (171.5 points) in one out of 11 opportunities (9.1% of matchups).
  • In 40% of Citadel’s games this season (4 of 10), the total points scored was more than Wednesday’s 171.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the game of 171.5 is 0.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bears (81.2 points per game) and the Bulldogs (91.2 points per game).
  • The 151.2 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 20.3 fewer than the 171.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Bears have seen a 155.7 average over/under in their games this season, 15.8 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.6 points separates this matchup’s over/under (171.5 points) and the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (167.9 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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