Who's Playing

Belmont @ Samford

Current Records: Belmont 6-3; Samford 6-1

What to Know

The Samford Bulldogs' homestand continues as they prepare to take on the Belmont Bruins at 3 p.m. ET Dec. 5 at Pete Hanna Center. These two teams are sauntering into the matchup backed by comfortable wins in their prior games.

The Bulldogs took their contest against the Mississippi College Choctaws last week by a conclusive 83-58 score.

Meanwhile, Belmont made easy work of the Lipscomb Bisons this past Thursday and carried off a 94-65 win.

Samford is the clear underdog, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Samford, who are 2-2 against the spread.

Their wins bumped Samford to 6-1 and Belmont to 6-3. After both teams made easy work of their previous opponents, one of them is set up to suffer a discouraging change of fortune.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 3 p.m. ET
  • Where: Pete Hanna Center -- Homewood, Alabama
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bruins are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bruins as an 11-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Belmont have won two out of their last three games against Samford.

  • Dec 05, 2020 - Samford 96 vs. Belmont 83
  • Nov 11, 2019 - Belmont 95 vs. Samford 63
  • Nov 29, 2018 - Belmont 99 vs. Samford 93