Betting on today’s Paladins and Terriers game? Catch the action at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium in Spartanburg, SC, as the Terriers hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. Furman is favored by -5.5 in this Southern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 154.5 points.

FURMAN PALADINS VS WOFFORD TERRIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +5.5

This game will be played at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium at 6:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.

WHY BET THE WOFFORD TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Terriers.
  • Not only will Wofford pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Paladins Make it Happen in Spartanburg?

After winning their last game against Samford by a score of 78-68, Furman comes into this game with an 11-9 record. They have won five straight games and are 5-2 in Southern Conference play.

On the road, the Paladins are just 1-7 this season, and over their last ten road games, they have gone 2-8. As the favorite, they are 9-1, and their average scoring margin at home is +9.3. For the year, Furman has gone 6-7 in non-conference action.

As the favorite this season, Furman has gone 6-4 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-5 and over their last three road games, they are 1-2 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in Furman games sits at 9-8, and today’s line of 154.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (157.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of just 144 points compared to the season average of 158.6. Over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 3-6 with an average scoring total of 153 points.

The Paladins’ offense finished with 78 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 81.7 points per contest. Offensively, the Paladins have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 189th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 315th in percentage and 25th in three-pointers made.

Facing Wofford, Furman aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 76.2 points allowed per game (246th). So far, the Furman defense is giving up an average of 7.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13 times per game (659th).

Does Wofford Stand a Chance at Home?

Despite being underdogs, Wofford has been better at home than on the road this season, going 3-4 at home and 5-5 on the road. Over their last 10 games at home, the Terriers are 6-4.

Wofford is coming off a 79-65 loss to Chattanooga and has lost two straight games. On the season, the Terriers are 11-9 and 4-3 in Southern Conference play.

As the underdog this season, Wofford has gone 7-4 vs. the spread. However, their ATS mark at home is just 1-6 and they are 0-3 in their last three home games vs. the spread. Overall, the Terriers have an ATS record of 7-9-1 this year.

Wofford’s over/under record this season is 12-4-1. Over their last three games, the OU record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 144 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (146.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

The Wofford offense is coming off a game where they scored 65 points against Chattanooga. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 5 threes. For the season, the Wofford offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 9.5 made three’s per contest.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Wofford is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 76.0 points per game (244th). Against Chattanooga, the Terriers’ defense gave up 79 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Chattanooga only made 10 free-throws.