Mercer vs Samford: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

The Mercer Bears are favored () to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Samford Bulldogs at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, February 8 at Hawkins Arena. The matchup airs on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 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 5-8
  • Mercer and its opponents have hit the over in 8 of 13 games this season (61.5%).

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 17 15.2 3.2 2.2 0.6 0.2 2.9
Neftali Alvarez 15 13.1 3.5 4.6 1.3 0.3 0.9
Leon Ayers III 17 12.7 4.6 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.9
Felipe Haase 17 12.6 8.0 2.9 0.8 0.3 1.9
Maciej Bender 17 10.9 4.1 0.5 0.6 1.5 0.0

Samford Betting Information

  • Samford has generally come up short ATS this season, with a 3-6 record.
  • Five of Samford’s nine games (55.6%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

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 14 10.5 4.1 1.9 1.4 0.4 1.6
Logan Dye 14 9.2 4.1 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.4
Jacob Tryon 14 7.9 4.9 1.0 0.3 1.0 1.0

Total Facts

  • Mercer’s games this season have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup (155.5 points) in six out of 16 opportunities (37.5% of matchups).
  • In 30% of Samford’s games this season (3 of 10), the total points scored was more than Monday’s 155.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 154.8 points per game, 0.7 points fewer than the total of 155.5 for this contest.
  • The 151.3 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 4.2 fewer than the 155.5 total in this contest.
  • The Bears have seen a 152.9 average over/under in their games this season, 2.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.3 points more 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
2/19/2020 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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