south carolina state vs furman ncaab prediction

NCAAB South Carolina State vs Furman Prediction 11/28/2023

The South Carolina State Bulldogs (1-5) travel to face off against the Furman Paladins (2-3) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Timmons Arena in Greenview and televised on ESPN+. Both South Carolina State and Furman will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Furman Paladins

The South Carolina State Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Today’s game will be the seventh of the season for South Carolina State, who currently have a 1-5 overall record. In their previous ten road games, which includes games from last year, they have a record of 1-9. Prior to today’s game, South Carolina State has a 1-5 ATS record. However, in their previous five games, the team has been strong vs. the spread with a 4-1 record.

South Carolina State’s games have, on average, featured 156.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 153.1 points so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Bulldogs’ games have averaged 72 points per game, along with an over/under record of 4-1.

The Furman Paladins Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Furman enters their game against South Carolina State with a 2-3 record on the season. In their last five home games, including those from last year, Furman has gone 2-3 at home. Furman’s performance against the spread heading into today’s game stands at 1-4. When playing away, the Paladins are 0-2 vs. the spread, while they are 1-2 at home ATS.

After five games, Furman has an over/under record of 4-1-0, with their games averaging a combined 166.6 points per game so far. The Paladins have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 86 points per game.

South Carolina State Offense Breakdown

South Carolina State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 74 points vs. Missouri State. This figure is more than their season average of 68.4 points per game. The team’s scoring leader is Mitchel Taylor, who holds an average of 10 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Davion Everett is averaging 9.6 points per game this season.

Mitchel Taylor (PG) 10.0 2.6 3.3
Davion Everett (F) 9.6 7.1 0.6
Omer Croskey (G) 9.1 3.0 1.0

Furman Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Furman’s offense looked good, scoring 86 points against UAB. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.8% and made 15/23 free throws. Marcus Foster is leading the team in scoring at 23.2 points per contest. JP Pegues has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 17 going into the game.

Marcus Foster (G) 23.2 5.7 1.5
JP Pegues (G) 17.0 4.6 5.4
Carter Whitt (G) 9.5 3.3 3.2

South Carolina State Team Defense

Currently, the Bulldogs’ defense holds the 226th rank in the nation, allowing 83.3 points per game. South Carolina State’s three-point defense is currently 67th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.2% of their shots vs. South Carolina State.

Furman Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Furman is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 80.3 points per game (207th). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Furman’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 48.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 38.6% this season.

Bulldogs vs Paladins Trends

  • In their last five road games, South Carolina State has averaged 65 points per game while allowing 89. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-5 while going 3-2.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Furman has an ATS record of 0-3 while averaging 70 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Bulldogs have an ATS mark of just 5-4-1 in their last ten games. South Carolina State posted a straight up mark of 1-9 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Paladins have a straight up record of 8-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.

Bulldogs vs Paladins Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Paladins vs. Bulldogs matchup, our bet is to grab the Bulldogs at +20. Even though our projections have the Paladins winning 74-70, we see the Bulldogs as the play on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 167.5, and our model projects the Bulldogs and Paladins to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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