Samford vs Western Carolina Basketball Odds

The Bulldogs will play the Catamounts on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 6:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Samford and Western Carolina are set to hit the hardwood on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Samford currently has a 100.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Western Carolina is 99.67.
  • Away Samford - Samford starts this game with a 3-2 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the Southern Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Western Carolina - Western Carolina meets Samford boasting a 7-0 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the Southern Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Samford currently ranks 1st (1.000) in the Southern Conference, with Western Carolina now standing 1st (1.000) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Southern Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Samford has a 0.882 overall win percentage, with Western Carolina, matching up with a 0.882 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Samford currently possesses 15-2 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Western Carolina has tallied a 15-2 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Welcome, fellow wizards and basketball enthusiasts, to a mystical clash on January 16th, 2024! On this magical night, the Samford sorcerers, with a 15-2 overall standing, venture to the land of Western Carolina, also boasting a 15-2 record. The 2023-24 college basketball season has been spellbinding so far!

In the realm of college basketball, conference records hold great power, determining the seeds for the conference tournament. Behold, both Samford and Western Carolina possess a formidable 4-0 standing in the Southern Conference. The stakes are high, my friends!

Samford enters this battle with a current streak of victories, while their opponents, Western Carolina, have won their last nine games. Oh, the excitement in the air is electrifying!

Now, fellow wizards, review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. Remember, you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. May your wagers be fruitful!

But wait, there's more! We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below. Prepare for an enchanting clash between these two bewitching teams. The outcome is uncertain, but the magic of basketball shall prevail. Brace yourselves, for this battle will leave us all spellbound!

Best Bulldogs at Catamounts Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Samford
Favorite

Western Carolina
Western Carolina has a -1.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Samford has a +2 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Samford is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 158.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 160 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Samford
Favorite

Western Carolina
Western Carolina is the -135 moneyline favorite. Risk $135 to win $100 on Western Carolina at BetMGM. Samford is the +112 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $112 on Samford. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Samford vs Western Carolina College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024?

Western Carolina is a -1.5 -115 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Samford is a +2 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Samford vs Western Carolina College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024?

The best over line is 158.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 160 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Samford vs Western Carolina College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024?

Western Carolina is a -135 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Samford is a +112 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Samford - Samford bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +2 Samford underdog bet wins if they lose by 1, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 2. Your bet loses if they lose by 3 or more.

Favorite Western Carolina - Western Carolina bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -2 Western Carolina favorite bet wins if they win by 3 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 2. Your bet loses if they win by 1, tie, or lose outright.

Samford at Western Carolina Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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Samford
Western Carolina
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
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Samford
Team Total Points
SAM at WCU
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-122-109Bet
Western Carolina
Team Total Points
SAM at WCU
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-112-120Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Samford, Western Carolina
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Samford29-60.82918-08-515-3-0.833L1
Western Carolina22-100.68812-310-611-7+40.611L1

Samford & Western Carolina Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Samford Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Samford YR: futures available

Western Carolina Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Western Carolina YR: futures available

Samford & Western Carolina Team Pages

Review each team's futures odds, betting bonuses, current standings and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Samford vs Western Carolina College Basketball Game

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