Furman vs. Mercer: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Furman vs. Mercer: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Furman Paladins (24-7, 15-3 SoCon) hope to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Mercer Bears (14-18, 6-12 SoCon) on March 4, 2023 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center.

Furman was victorious in its previous game against Samford, 93-79, on Saturday. Mike Bothwell was its high scorer with 35 points. Mercer was victorious in its most recent game against Citadel, 66-41, on Friday. Jalyn McCreary was its leading scorer with 11 points.

When is Furman vs. Mercer and when does it start?

This contest between the Paladins and Bears will go down on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 12:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Furman vs. Mercer

The Paladins and Bears will take to the floor at Harrah’s Cherokee Center for this matchup on March 4, and if you would like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Furman Paladins vs. Mercer Bears Game Preview

Furman Stats, Odds & Insights

Furman has a +343 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.1 points per game. It is putting up 82.2 points per game to rank 10th in college basketball and is allowing 71.1 per outing to rank 211th in college basketball.

The Paladins are averaging 82.2 points, 15.4 more than the Bears concede.

Furman knocks down 9.7 three-pointers per game (19th in college basketball) at a 35.1% rate (137th in college basketball), compared to the 6.5 per game its opponents make at a 34.0% rate.

When playing at home, the Paladins are posting 9.9 more points per game (87.4) than they are away from home (77.5).

On the offensive side of the ball, Furman has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 81.7 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 82.2 it has racked up over the course of this year.

Mercer Stats, Odds & Insights

Mercer has a +72 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.3 points per game. It is putting up 69.1 points per game, 251st in college basketball, and is allowing 66.8 per outing to rank 84th in college basketball.

The Bears’ 69.1 points per game are just 2.0 fewer than the Paladins concede.

Mercer knocks down 6.1 three-pointers per game (315th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 5.7 on average.

At home, the Bears score 72.5 points per game. Away, they average 66.9.

In its last 10 games, Mercer is compiling 66.8 points per game, compared to its season average of 69.1.

Paladins Key Players to Watch

Paladins Leaders
Mike Bothwell 31 17.9 3.6 3.1 0.9 0.2 1.5
Jalen Slawson 31 15.7 7.3 3.4 1.6 1.5 1.1
Marcus Foster 31 11.1 5.2 1.1 1.1 0.2 1.8
JP Pegues 31 11.1 3.7 4.0 0.6 0.2 1.9
Garrett Hien 29 8.0 4.2 1.8 0.8 0.5 0.8

Bears Key Players to Watch

Bears Leaders
Jalyn McCreary 32 15.1 5.4 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.0
Kamar Robertson 28 10.8 2.5 1.5 0.9 0.3 1.5
Shawn Walker 31 8.6 2.4 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.2
Luis Hurtado 31 7.3 4.2 3.4 0.4 0.1 0.6
Michael Zanoni 32 6.3 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.1

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.