Mount St. Mary’s vs Merrimack: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 14, 2021

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers are at home in NEC action against the Merrimack Warriors on Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 PM ET. The Mountaineers are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The over/under is  for the matchup.

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

Betting Odds

Mount St. Mary’s Betting Information

  • The Mountaineers have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 3-2.
  • Mount St. Mary’s and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 2 of 5 games this season (40%).
  • In their last game, the Mountaineers got a team-high 19 points from Mezie Offurum on the way to a 75-57 victory against Saint Francis (PA) on Tuesday. They were favored by 2.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 132 points to go under the 136.5 point total.

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

Mount St. Mary’s Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Gibbs 4 16.5 4.8 1.8 1.3 0.0 2.8
Damian Chong Qui 7 13.6 3.4 4.4 1.1 0.0 1.4
Malik Jefferson 7 8.7 5.7 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.0
Nana Opoku 7 8.4 6.3 0.7 0.3 1.7 0.4
Mezie Offurum 7 8.0 4.9 1.7 1.0 0.6 0.6
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Merrimack Betting Information

  • With a 10-6 record ATS last season, Merrimack outperformed expectations ATS last season.
  • The Warriors were at least a 3.5-point underdog 3 times last season, when they had a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • 37.5% of Merrimack’s 16 games last season reached the over/under.

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

Merrimack Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Jensen 31 7.5 2.4 0.6 0.6 0.0 2.1
Mikey Watkins 31 7.5 1.9 1.7 1.9 0.2 0.7
Jordan Minor 31 6.2 4.4 0.8 0.2 1.0 0.1
Ziggy Reid 31 5.2 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.9
Mykel Derring 31 4.0 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.1

Total Facts

  • Mount St. Mary’s and its opponents hit the over on Thursday’s 120 total in 25 out of 32 games (78.1%) last year.
  • In 64.5% of Merrimack’s games last season (20 of 31), the total points scored was greater than Thursday’s 120-point over/under.
  • The point total for the game of 120 is seven points fewer than the combined points per game averages last season for the Mountaineers (64.2 points per game) and the Warriors (62.8 points per game).
  • These two teams surrendered a combined 126.8 points per game last season, 6.8 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Mountaineers saw a 130.8 over/under in their games last season, 10.8 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Warriors games have a total points bet of 123 points last season, three points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/23/2020 Mount St. Mary’s Mount St. Mary’s -1 112 -114 -109 Regular Season 65-57 MTSTMY
1/9/2020 Merrimack Merrimack -2 119.5 -136 +112 Regular Season 64-61 MERMCK

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