NCAA Matchups  >>  Samford Bulldogs vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Preview 02/28/2013

The Samford Bulldogs and the Appalachian State Mountaineers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Holmes Convocation Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mountaineers listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Bulldogs, while the game's total is sitting at 131.
Last time out for Samford, they were a 75-71 winner as they battled UNC Greensboro at home. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite.
Appalachian State was an 80-77 loser in their most recent outing at home against The Citadel. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites.
Samford:
Team record: 11-18 SU, 16-8-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Western Carolina are 4-5
After playing UNC Greensboro are 4-5
After a win are 4-6

Appalachian State:
Team record: 12-15 SU, 14-8 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Samford

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chattanooga are 6-4
After playing The Citadel are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Samford at Western Carolina, Saturday, March 2
Appalachian State home to Chattanooga, Saturday, March 2