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Furman @ Winthrop

Current Records: Furman 6-2; Winthrop 4-4

What to Know

The Furman Paladins are 1-3 against the Winthrop Eagles since November of 2016, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Tuesday. They will face off against one another at 7 p.m. ET at Winthrop Coliseum. The Paladins will be strutting in after a win while Winthrop will be stumbling in from a defeat.

The College of Charleston Cougars typically have all the answers at home, but this past Friday Furman proved too difficult a challenge. Furman came out on top in a nail-biter against College of Charleston, sneaking past 91-88.

Meanwhile, Winthrop came up short against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers this past Saturday, falling 74-64.

Barring any buzzer beaters, Furman is expected to win a tight contest. Now might not be the best time to take the Paladins against the spread since they've let down bettors for the past four consecutive games.

Furman is now 6-2 while Winthrop sits at 4-4. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Furman ranks 10th in college basketball when it comes to points per game, with 85.8 on average. Less enviably, Winthrop is stumbling into the contest with the 21st most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 78.9 on average.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Winthrop Coliseum -- Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Paladins are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Winthrop have won three out of their last four games against Furman.

  • Dec 19, 2020 - Winthrop 87 vs. Furman 71
  • Dec 14, 2019 - Furman 80 vs. Winthrop 73
  • Nov 29, 2017 - Winthrop 93 vs. Furman 74
  • Nov 30, 2016 - Winthrop 58 vs. Furman 57