The Furman Paladins (10-6, 0-0 SoCon) host the Mercer Bears (8-6, 0-0 SoCon) after winning four home games in a row. The Paladins are heavy favorites by 10.5 points in the contest, which tips at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 8, 2022.
Furman vs. Mercer Predictions
Furman vs. Mercer Betting Odds
Furman vs. Mercer Last 10 Games
- Furman has a 6-4 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread five times in those games.
- The final score of the past 10 Furman games has exceeded the set total three times.
- Across their past 10 games, the Paladins have scored 5.3 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
- Mercer is 6-4 overall and 4-6-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.
- Mercer and its opponents have combined to hit the over in seven of the past 10 games.
- Over their last 10 games, the Bears have a 70.4 points-per-game average, 2.2 points below their season-long scoring average.
Furman vs. Mercer Betting Trends
- Furman has covered the spread eight times over 15 games with a set spread.
- The Paladins have an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least 10.5-point favorites.
- Furman’s games have gone over the total eight times out of 15 chances this season.
- The 77.9 points per game the Paladins average are 7.4 more points than the Bears allow (70.5).
- Furman has a 5-4-1 record against the spread and a 9-2 record overall when putting up more than 70.5 points.
- Mercer has covered the spread six times this year (6-6-0).
- The Bears are a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 10.5-point underdogs.
- Mercer’s games have gone over the total eight times out of 12 chances this season.
- The Bears’ 72.6 points per game are just 1.2 more points than the 71.4 the Paladins allow.
- Mercer is 5-2 against the spread and 8-1 overall when it scores more than 71.4 points.
Furman Team Leaders
- Jalen Slawson: 15.8 PTS, 7.9 REB, 2.1 STL, 1.9 BLK, 50.5 FG%, 28.8 3PT% (17-for-59)
- Alex Hunter: 16.4 PTS, 1.2 STL, 47.7 FG%, 43.9 3PT% (61-for-139)
- Mike Bothwell: 15.4 PTS, 1.1 STL, 46.3 FG%, 37.3 3PT% (28-for-75)
- Conley Garrison: 8.6 PTS, 1.3 STL, 45.7 FG%, 44.6 3PT% (33-for-74)
- Marcus Foster: 7.1 PTS, 47.3 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (10-for-30)
Mercer Team Leaders
- Felipe Haase: 15.2 PTS, 1.8 STL, 52.6 FG%, 49.3 3PT% (37-for-75)
- Jalen Johnson: 14.2 PTS, 1.1 STL, 45.2 FG%, 41.5 3PT% (34-for-82)
- James Glisson III: 10.3 PTS, 47.9 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (12-for-36)
- Neftali Alvarez: 13.9 PTS, 1.4 STL, 50.5 FG%, 23.3 3PT% (7-for-30)
- Kamar Robertson: 8.4 PTS, 1.6 STL, 33.9 FG%, 23.2 3PT% (13-for-56)
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