The Citadel Bulldogs (8-7) are expected to extend a three-game losing streak when they host the Western Carolina Catamounts (8-9) as 1-point underdogs at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at McAlister Field House. The game airs on ESPN+. The over/under is set at 165.5 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bulldogs (+1)

The model has the Bulldogs as 0.7-point favorites in this one despite the opposite prediction from DraftKings. However, the margin between the two lines is only 1.7 points.

Pick OU:
Under (165.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 3.9 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Citadel 81, Western Carolina 80

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Catamounts’ average implied point total this season is 4.4 fewer points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (79.6 implied points on average compared to 84 implied points in this game).
  • Western Carolina will aim to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (84) for the fourth time this season.
  • The 85.5-point average implied total on the season for the Bulldogs is 3.5 more points than the team’s 82-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Citadel is looking to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (82) for the ninth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Western Carolina and Citadel Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Catamounts 4-11 0-7 7-8
Bulldogs 6-5 0-0 5-6

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

Last 5 Games

Western Carolina

Citadel
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/3/2021 Chattanooga Loss 74-67 2/3/2021 UNC Greensboro Loss 85-66
2/1/2021 Citadel Win 76-75 2/1/2021 Western Carolina Loss 76-75
1/30/2021 Furman Loss 75-69 1/30/2021 East Tennessee State Loss 112-84
1/27/2021 VMI Loss 87-61 1/27/2021 Wofford Win 77-69
1/23/2021 Wofford Loss 91-78 1/20/2021 Mercer Loss 83-63

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