The Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs (3-5) head to Wofford to take on the Terriers (4-4) in what should be a high-scoring game. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs at Wofford Terriers Betting Preview
In the Runnin’ Bulldogs’ last contest, they beat the Coker Cobras, 73-59. With 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jose Perez put together a solid game for Gardner-Webb. Gardner-Webb dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an extraordinary free throw rate of 0.473 (above their season average of 0.203) and a turnover percentage of 13.7 (better than their season average of 18.6). For those same stats, Coker put up marks of 0.077 and 21.0, respectively.
The Terriers come in on a high note after thoroughly outplaying the North Carolina Central Eagles in their last matchup, 77-59. Chevez Goodwin was a key piece for Wofford with 12 points and six rebounds. The Terriers, who came into the game averaging an effective field goal percentage of 0.540, had an extraordinary mark of 0.639, while the Eagles had a turnover percentage of 22.6 (above the 18.8 mark opponents have averaged against Wofford this season).
This showdown figures to be a high-scoring affair as a pair of the country’s top offenses face off. Wofford ranks fourth with 118.0 points per 100 possessions and Gardner-Webb is 57th (109.7) dating back to the 2018-19 season. Moreover, second chance points could be tough to come by for the Runnin’ Bulldogs. They rank 287th in the NCAA in offensive rebounding percentage at 25.2 percent, while the Terriers have been 35th-best on the defensive glass (defensive rebounding percentage of 75.5 percent).
Gardner-Webb vs. Wofford Betting Prediction
Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Wofford, ATS Winner – Wofford, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Terriers rank 26th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Runnin’ Bulldogs rank 87th (3.0).
Wofford ranks 36th in three pointers attempted per game (26.6) while Gardner-Webb ranks 311th in three pointers allowed per game (27.1).
The Terriers rank seventh in rebounds allowed per game (29.2) while the Runnin’ Bulldogs rank 177th (35.3).
Wofford ranks 60th in assists per game (14.7) while Gardner-Webb ranks 208th in assists allowed per game (13.6).