The Western Carolina Catamounts (9-13) are 8.5-point underdogs as they try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the UNC Greensboro Spartans (15-6) on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Ramsey Center. The contest airs at 5:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 142.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 1:19 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Catamounts (+8.5)

The model and DraftKings both have the Spartans taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (6.7 points). Lean towards taking the Catamounts.

Pick OU:
Over (142)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 4.3 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: UNC Greensboro 76, Western Carolina 70

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 average implied total for the Spartans this season is 77 points, two more points than their implied total of 75 points in Monday’s game.
  • UNC Greensboro is trying to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (75) for the 11th time this season.
  • The Catamounts’ average implied point total on the season (79.3 points) is 12.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (67 points).
  • Western Carolina has scored more than 67 points in 17 games this season.

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

UNC Greensboro and Western Carolina Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 8.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Spartans 12-8 5-3 8-11-1
Catamounts 4-15-1 0-2 9-11

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

Last 5 Games

UNC Greensboro

Western Carolina
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/20/2021 Chattanooga Win 60-55 2/20/2021 Wofford Loss 80-56
2/17/2021 VMI Loss 88-77 2/17/2021 Chattanooga Loss 89-81
2/13/2021 Mercer Win 77-74 2/13/2021 Furman Loss 88-70
2/10/2021 Furman Win 64-58 2/10/2021 VMI Win 74-72
2/8/2021 Furman Loss 68-49 2/6/2021 Citadel Loss 74-63

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