Mercer vs Samford: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 10, 2021

The Mercer Bears hit the road in SoCon play against the Samford Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 10 at 8:00 PM ET. The Bears are  favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 10, 2021, 2:15 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 5-9
  • The Bears have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 5 points, going 1-4 this season.
  • The Bears and their opponents have hit the over in 9 of 14 games this season (64.3%).

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 18 15.8 3.3 2.3 0.6 0.2 3.1
Neftali Alvarez 16 13.2 3.6 4.7 1.5 0.4 1.0
Leon Ayers III 18 12.8 4.5 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.9
Felipe Haase 18 12.1 8.0 2.9 0.9 0.3 1.8
Maciej Bender 18 10.3 3.9 0.4 0.6 1.4 0.0

Samford Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 4-6 record.
  • For the third time this season, the Bulldogs are at least a 5-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-2 against the spread.
  • Samford and its opponents have typically been held under this season, only claiming the over in 40% (4) of their 10 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 15 10.3 4.4 1.9 1.5 0.3 1.5
Logan Dye 15 9.4 4.2 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.4
Jacob Tryon 15 7.9 4.7 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.9

Total Facts

  • Mercer and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 153.5 total in nine out of 17 games (52.9%) this year.
  • Six Samford games this year (54.5% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Wednesday’s point total of 153.5 points.
  • The Bears average 79.4 points per game against the Bulldogs’ 76.5, amounting to 2.4 points over the matchup’s point total of 153.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 152.9 points per game, 0.6 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Bears have seen a 153.9 average over/under in their games this season, 0.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Bulldogs games have a total points bet of 154.8 points this season, 1.3 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2021 Mercer Mercer -9.5 156.5 -500 +374 Regular Season 89-82 MERCER
2/19/2020 Mercer Mercer -7 150 -320 +248 Regular Season 106-66 MERCER
1/18/2020 N/A Samford N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-75 MERCER
2/21/2019 N/A Mercer N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-62 MERCER
1/19/2019 N/A Samford N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-87 MERCER

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