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East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs. Mercer Bears

The fans at Hawkins Arena will be treated to a game between the East Tennessee State Buccaneers and the Mercer Bears when they take their seats on Saturday.

Oddsmakers opened the Buccaneers as -4.5-point favorites versus the Bears, while the game's total opened at 137.5.

Mercer won its last outing, a 84-80 result against Catamounts on January 10. They failed to cover in that game as a -12.5-point favorite.

East Tennessee State was a 98-73 winner in its last match on the road against Bulldogs. They covered the -7.5-point spread as favorites.

East Tennessee State:
Team record: 14-4 SU,13-3 ATS
Current Streak: won 6 straight games.

Mercer:
Team record: 6-10 SU,7-7 ATS

Next up:
East Tennessee State home to VMI Thursday, January 17
Mercer at Chattanooga Thursday, January 17