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Samford vs East Tennessee State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - SoCon Tournament Championship

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Samford vs East Tennessee State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - SoCon Tournament Championship

The top-seeded Samford Bulldogs (28-5, 15-3 SoCon) will face off the No. 7 seed East Tennessee State Buccaneers (19-15, 8-10 SoCon) in the SoCon championship game with an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament on the line. The game on Monday at Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville begins at 7:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Samford vs. East Tennessee State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Monday, March 11, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Asheville, North Carolina
  • Arena: Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville

Samford is an 8.5-point favorite against East Tennessee State on Monday and the total is set at 145.5 points. Here's some betting trends and insights before you place a wager on the game.

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Samford vs. East Tennessee State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Samford has put together an 18-13-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • East Tennessee State has won 18 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • As an 8.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Samford is 8-7 against the spread compared to the 1-3 ATS record East Tennessee State puts up as an 8.5-point underdog.
  • In home games, the Bulldogs own a better record against the spread (9-7-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (7-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Buccaneers have a better winning percentage at home (.583, 7-5-0 record) than away (.500, 8-8-0).
  • Samford is 12-8-0 against the spread in conference action this season.
  • East Tennessee State has covered the spread 12 times in 21 SoCon games.

Samford vs. East Tennessee State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Samford has been victorious in 23, or 92%, of the 25 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This season, the Bulldogs have been victorious 14 times in 15 chances when named as a favorite of at least -375 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • East Tennessee State has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (7-14).
  • The Buccaneers have not yet won a game when entering as a moneyline underdog with odds of +290 or longer in four chances.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Samford has a 78.9% chance of walking away with the win.

Samford vs. East Tennessee State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Samford's +402 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 12.2 points per game) is a result of scoring 86.3 points per game (fifth in college basketball) while allowing 74.1 per contest (249th in college basketball).
  • Achor Achor's team-leading 15.5 points per game ranks 229th in the nation.
  • East Tennessee State puts up 71.6 points per game (239th in college basketball) while allowing 69.4 per contest (99th in college basketball). It has a +74 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 2.2 points per game.
  • Ebby Asamoah leads East Tennessee State, averaging 15.6 points per game (221st in college basketball).
  • The Bulldogs record 36.1 rebounds per game (135th in college basketball) compared to the 35.5 of their opponents.
  • Achor averages 6.0 rebounds per game (ranking 340th in college basketball) to lead the Bulldogs.
  • The 38.5 rebounds per game the Buccaneers accumulate rank 49th in college basketball, 2.5 more than the 36.0 their opponents record.
  • Karon Boyd averages 6.7 rebounds per game (214th in college basketball) to lead the Buccaneers.
  • Samford averages 104.0 points per 100 possessions on offense (23rd in college basketball), and allows 89.4 points per 100 possessions (85th in college basketball).
  • The Buccaneers rank 270th in college basketball averaging 91.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 55th, allowing 88.3 points per 100 possessions.

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