The Citadel vs Mercer Basketball Odds

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023-24 college basketball postseason has arrived. With tournament action on the docket, The Citadel and Mercer are set to tip-off on Friday, March 8th, 2024. Here's your chance to partake in March Madness! The end of the regular season has left us with solid trends for each team. Use the following performance insights and stats to handicap what promises to be an exciting matchup.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Citadel wound up with a 94.67 SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for the 2023-24 college basketball regular season, while Mercer finished with a 96.00 power ranking.
  • Away Records - Tournament games are typically played at neutral venues, which means both teams are away from their home courts. The Citadel comes to this matchup with a 2-13 record as an away team, ranking them 8th in the Southern Conference for away team wins. Their opponent, Mercer, finished the regular season with a 4-9 record as an away team, ranking them 6th in the Southern Conference for away team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - The Citadel finished 6th (0.167) in the Southern Conference, with Mercer ending up 5th (0.444) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Southern Conference.
  • Overall Win Percentage - The Citadel had a 0.355 regular season overall win percentage, with Mercer, notching a 0.484 overall win percentage at the end of the 2023-24 regular season.
  • Team Records - The Citadel tallied a 11-20 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Mercer put together a 15-16 standing for 2023-24 college basketball regular season.

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The Citadel 11-20 vs Mercer 15-16 in a March Madness showdown.

Both teams looking to advance, it's sure to be a battle.

The Citadel 3-15 in conference play, Mercer 8-10, who will prevail?

The tables below have the best point spread, total lines, and moneylines for this matchup. Bet on March Madness games at BetWay, BetRivers, and BetMGM. Review this matchup's prop bets below.

Get ready for a magical clash between The Citadel and Mercer! Let the madness begin!

Best Bulldogs at Bears Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

The Citadel
Favorite

Mercer
Mercer has a -3.5 -120 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Citadel has a +6.5 -120 point spread at BetRivers VA. The Citadel 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 139.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 140.5 points. Risk $118 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

The Citadel
Favorite

Mercer
Mercer is the -190 moneyline favorite. Risk $190 to win $100 on Mercer at BetMGM. The Citadel is the +215 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $215 on The Citadel. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the The Citadel vs Mercer College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

Mercer is a -3.5 -120 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while The Citadel is a +6.5 -120 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the The Citadel vs Mercer College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

The best over line is 139.5 -105 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 140.5 -118 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $118 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the The Citadel vs Mercer College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

Mercer is a -190 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and The Citadel is a +215 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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College Basketball Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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The Citadel
Mercer
3/08/24 5:00pm EST
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Underdog The Citadel - The Citadel bettors risk $100 to win $83.33 at -120 odds.

A +6.5 The Citadel underdog bet wins if they lose by 6 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 7 or more.

Favorite Mercer - Mercer bettors risk $100 to win $86.96 at -115 odds.

A -6.5 Mercer favorite bet wins if they win by 7 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 6 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

The Citadel at Mercer Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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The Citadel
Mercer
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
3/08/24 5:00pm EST
+170-175+1050Bet
Mercer
Team Total Points
CIT at MER
3/08/24 5:00pm EST
-122-109Bet
The Citadel
Team Total Points
CIT at MER
3/08/24 5:00pm EST
-112-120Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - The Citadel, Mercer
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Mercer16-170.48510-64-98-10+70.444L1
The Citadel11-210.3447-72-133-15+120.167L3

The Citadel & Mercer 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.

The Citadel Championship Odds

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Mercer Championship Odds

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The Citadel & Mercer Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the The Citadel vs Mercer College Basketball Game

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