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    The Samford Bulldogs (13-7, 7-0 SoCon) are 9.5-point favorites as they attempt to extend a seven-game win streak when they host the Western Carolina Catamounts (11-9, 4-3 SoCon) on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Pete Hanna Center. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 143.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Bulldogs vs. Catamounts

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Arena: Pete Hanna Center
    Samford vs Western Carolina Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Samford -9.5 143.5

    Samford Betting Stats & Information

    • Samford has won 81.8% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (9-2).
    • The Bulldogs have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -491 or shorter.
    • The Bulldogs have a 9-7-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 9.5-point underdogs this year, the Catamounts are 3-1-1 against the spread.
    • Samford’s average point total in outings this season is 147.8, 4.3 points higher than the over/under in this game.

    Western Carolina Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Western Carolina has won six out of the 13 games, or 46.2%, in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Catamounts have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +363 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Catamounts have gone 10-8-1 ATS this year.
    • The Catamounts are 3-1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 9.5 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under for Western Carolina’s games this season is 0.7 more points than the point total of 143.5 in this outing.

    Samford vs. Western Carolina Season Stat Comparison

    Samford Rank Samford AVG Western Carolina AVG Western Carolina Rank
    45th 78.3 Points Scored 75.6 98th
    193rd 69.6 Points Allowed 68.6 165th
    90th 34.1 Rebounds 35.4 47th
    108th 9.6 Off. Rebounds 9.2 141st
    27th 9.2 3pt Made 9.5 23rd
    223rd 12.8 Assists 12.9 216th
    237th 12.8 Turnovers 10.6 38th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Samford Bulldogs Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Bulldogs this season is Logan Dye, who averages 14.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.
    • Jermaine Marshall is Samford’s leading rebounder, grabbing 6.8 per game, while Jaron Rillie is its best passer, averaging 3.1 assists in each contest.
    • Bubba Parham leads the Bulldogs in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Western Carolina Catamounts Leaders

    • Tyzhaun Claude sits on top of the Catamounts leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 15 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
    • Western Carolina’s assist leader is Vonterius Woolbright with 4.4 per game. He also scores 13.8 points per game and adds 7.3 rebounds per game.
    • Tre Jackson is the top scorer from distance for the Catamounts, hitting 3.5 threes per game.
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