College Basketball Betting:Analysis the Southern Conference

November 2007

Conference bully Davidson also had the best record last year, something of university betting will be watching this period. Straight up (SU), against the station (ATS), and over/under (O/U) records for the 2006/07 time of year are in parentheses:

NORTH DIVISION UNC-GREENSBORO (16-14 SU, 13-15 ATS, 15-13 O/U): Reigning Southern Conference Player of the Year Kyle Hines (20.9 PPG, 9.0 RPG) and three other starters arrival to the forum’s second best team.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 7-6
Home Underdog: 0-1
Away Favorite: 0-4
Away Underdog: 6-3
Neutral Site: 0-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Spartans were 7-11 as favorites last spell.
Sports Betting Angle: UNC-Greensboro was 5-10 ATS on two or rarer days rest last term.

WESTERN CAROLINA (11-20 SU, 10-17 ATS, 15-12 O/U): Everyone is back so it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Catamounts hurl up the SoCon standings.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 2-3
Home Underdog: 1-3
Away Favorite: 0-0
Away Underdog: 6-9
Neutral site: 1-2
Sportsbook Buster: The Catamounts were 7-14 as underdogs.
Sports Betting Angle: Western Carolina was 3-9 ATS on one or less days rest.

APPALACIAN STATE (25-8 SU, 18-11 ATS, 14-14-1 O/U): The Mountaineers have some beef but must reinstate their backcourt, always a chancy duty.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 6-3
Home Underdog: 3-4
Away Favorite: 0-0
Away Underdog: 5-4
Neutral Site: 4-0
Sportsbook Buster: The Mountaineers were 16-9 ATS after a SU victory.
Sports Betting Angle: Appalachian State was 12-5 ATS following a pointspread win.

CHATTANOOGA (15-18 SU, 12-16 ATS, 8-20 O/U): Like Appalachian State, Chattanooga has size up front but is shaky in the backcourt.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season) Home Favorite: 0-0
Home Underdog: 0-0
Away Favorite: 0-0
Away Underdog: 0-2
Neutral Site: 1-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Mocs were 6-12 ATS on two days or less rest.
Sports Betting Angle: The “under” was 16-4 in Chattanooga’s congress games.

ELON (7-23 SU, 11-15 ATS, 13-13 O/U): The Phoenix had miserable FG accuracy last time, a illness which may not improve with the loss of two of top three .
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 2-1
Home Underdog: 4-4
Away Favorite: 0-0
Away Underdog: 5-9
Neutral Site: 0-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Phoenix was 5-9 ATS on the road.
Sports Betting Angle: Elon was 4-7 ATS on three or more days rest.

SOUTH DIVISION
DAVIDSON (29-5 SU, 22-9 ATS, 15-14-2 O/U): Everyone revenue to the team that was 17-1 in discussion play last season, including Stephen Curry, who led the nation in 3-. This is certainly an NCAA Tournament team.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 8-4
Home Underdog: 0-0
Away Favorite: 9-1
Away Underdog: 3-1
Neutral Site: 2-3
Sportsbook Buster: The Wildcats were 16-5 ATS in talks play.
Sports Betting Angle: Davidson was 19-7 as a chosen.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (22-11 SU, 15-14 ATS, 12-17 O/U): Jermaine Johnson (10.2 PPG, 6.3 RPG) is tough inside but the Cougars need help on the limit.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 5-5
Home Underdog: 1-2
Away Favorite: 6-1
Away Underdog: 1-4
Neutral Site: 2-2
Sportsbook Buster: The favored was 10-2 in Cougars road meet.
Sports Betting Angle: College of Charleston was 9-3 ATS on three or more days rest.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN (15-16 SU, 10-16 ATS, 12-14 O/U): Louis Graham (14.5 PPG, 8.2 RPG) and two other returning starters be duty-bound to make the Eagles winners this season.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 1-5
Home Underdog: 1-2
Away Favorite: 0-2
Away Underdog: 6-5
Neutral Site: 2-2
Sportsbook Buster: The Eagles were 2-7 ATS at home.
Sports Betting Angle: Georgia Southern was 4-8 ATS on three or more days rest.

WOFFORD (10-20 SU, 16-11 ATS, 14-13 O/U): All five starters earnings to a team three-safeguard schedule knows how to bud the basketball.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 2-3
Home Underdog: 3-1
Away Favorite: 1-1
Away Underdog: 10-5
Neutral Site: 0-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Terriers were 10-5 as an away loser.
Sports Betting Angle: Wofford was 11-6 ATS after a SU hiding.

FURMAN (15-16 SU, 11-14 ATS, 10-14-1 O/U): With just one returning first course, the Paladins will begin the rebuilding process this time.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 2-4
Home Underdog: 1-2
Away Favorite: 2-1
Away Underdog: 5-6
Neutral Site: 1-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Paladins were 8-12 ATS within the summit.
Sports Betting Angle: Furman was 8-3 ATS on three or more days rest.

CITADEL (7-23 SU, 10-15 ATS, 11-14 O/U): Nine will be on the Bulldogs roster this year which all you have to know nigh on the team’s chances.
College Basketball Betting By the Numbers (2006/07 Season)
Home Favorite: 1-1
Home Underdog: 3-5
Away Favorite: 0-0
Away Underdog: 6-8
Neutral Site: 0-1
Sportsbook Buster: The Bulldogs were 9-14 as underdogs.
Sports Betting Angle: The Citadel was 2-5 ATS after a SU win.