On Friday, the U.S. Cellular Center will host a college basketball game between the Citadel Bulldogs and the Mercer Bears as part of the Southern Conference Tournament.
Mercer defeated the Citadel 72-50 in their previous encounter on February 25th. The Citadel has a 10-21 overall record and a 12-16-2 record against the spread. They struggled offensively in the last game against Mercer, scoring only 50 points and losing by 22 points.
Despite scoring 70 points in their game against ETSU two matches ago, they still lost by eight points. On average, The Citadel scores 68.3 points and concedes 74.5 points per game. Stephen Clark averages 16.6 points with a shooting percentage of 50.6 from the field and 24.4 from the three-point line.
Let’s check the latest picks, NCAAB news, stats and NCAAB expert picks for The Citadel vs Mercer. We’ve plenty of NCAAB predictions for you to consider.
Mercer has an overall record of 13-18 and a 12-16-1 record against the spread. They played good defense in the previous matchup with The Citadel and will need to do so again in this game. Mercer scores an average of 69.2 points and concedes 67.6 points per game. Jalyn McCreary averages 15.2 points and shoots 55.2 percent from the field, while Kamar Robertson averages 10.9 points and shoots 45.2 percent from the field and 41 percent from the three-point line.
The Citadel struggled to score in their previous matchup with Mercer and is expected to have similar difficulties in this game. Mercer is predicted to score at least 75 points, which will likely be the deciding factor in their victory. The Citadel has covered the spread in their previous six neutral site games, and the under has hit in Mercer’s last four Friday games as well as in five of The Citadel’s last six games against teams with a losing record.
The Citadel Bulldogs vs Mercer Bears Game Information
- Date: 03/03/2023
- Time: 09:00 PM ET
- Location: Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Asheville, NC.
- How to Watch The Citadel vs Mercer : ESPN+
- Live Stream: CBS.com
The Citadel vs Mercer Betting Lines
The Citadel is +256 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $125.On the other side, Mercer is -310 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $32.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has The Citadel at a 28.09% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Mercer has 75.61% probability of finishing the game with the W.
Sign-up at BetUS TODAY and get 125% BONUS. Use the Promo Code BETUSTV125. Terms and Conditions apply.