Furman vs UNC Greensboro: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 8, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 8, 2021 - Last Updated on February 12, 2021

The UNC Greensboro Spartans (12-4) will look to extend a seven-game winning streak when they hit the road to play the Furman Paladins (10-6) on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Timmons Arena as 3.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 5:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The over/under in the matchup is set at 143.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Spartans (+3.5)

The model favors the Paladins by 2.5 points, just 1.0 fewer than the 3.5-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Over (143.5)

The model predicts a total 3.5 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Furman 75, UNC Greensboro 72

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 Paladins have an average implied point total of 80.7 this season, which is 6.7 points higher than their implied total in Monday’s game (74).
  • Furman has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (74) 11 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Spartans (78.2) is 8.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (70).
  • UNC Greensboro has put up more than 70 points in 11 games this season.

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

Furman and UNC Greensboro Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Paladins 5-8 4-6 7-5-1
Spartans 10-5 10-4 6-8-1

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

Last 5 Games

Furman

UNC Greensboro
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/6/2021 Wofford Loss 75-67 2/3/2021 Citadel Win 85-66
1/30/2021 Western Carolina Win 75-69 1/30/2021 VMI Win 76-59
1/23/2021 East Tennessee State Loss 71-62 1/27/2021 Mercer Win 81-68
1/20/2021 VMI Loss 74-73 1/23/2021 Chattanooga Win 74-66
1/16/2021 East Tennessee State Win 78-66 1/18/2021 Citadel Win 87-73

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