Betting on today’s Bears and Terriers game? Catch the action at Hawkins Arena in Macon, GA, as the Terriers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. In this Southern matchup, Mercer is favored by -2 vs. Wofford. The over/under for the game is 136.5 points.

MERCER BEARS VS WOFFORD TERRIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +2

This game will be played at Hawkins Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

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 +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Bears Come Through as Road Favorites?

After a disappointing 79-46 loss to Western Carolina, Mercer will look to bounce back on the road against Wofford. Mercer is favored by two points, and they have gone 5-3 this season as the favorite. In 25 games, Mercer is 11-14, including a 4-8 record in Southern Conference games.

So far this season, Mercer has been better at home than on the road. Their record at home is 5-5, while their record on the road is 4-8. Their average scoring margin at home is +0.5, compared to -6.2 on the road.

Against the spread, Mercer has gone 11-10-1 this season. On the road, the Bears are 5-6-1 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Mercer has an ATS mark of 6-3-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Mercer is 11-9-2. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1. On average, the scoring total in their games this year is 138.9 points compared to an average over/under line of 139.7, resulting in an average margin of -0.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this season but higher than the average scoring total in their last five games (133) and their last 10 games (136).

In their most recent game, the Mercer offense put up just 46 points vs. the Western Carolina Catamounts. Overall, they are now averaging 69.2 points per game which is 346th in the country. Leading Mercer in scoring vs. Western Carolina was David Thomas with his 18 points. Caleb Hunter also added 7 points for the Bears.

The Bears’ defense is presently ranked 119th nationally, allowing an average of 70.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Mercer’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.0% this season.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Terriers?

Wofford has a record of 14-11 this season and is currently on a three-game winning streak at home. At home, the Terriers have gone 6-4 compared to 5-7 on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in 15 of their 25 games, going 5-10 in those matchups.

Coming off a 77-64 win over Citadel, Wofford has gone 7-3 in its last 10 home games. This season, the Terriers have gone 7-5 in Southern Conference games compared to 7-6 in non-conference contests.

Wofford’s ATS record this season is 11-10-1, including a mark of 4-6 at home. However, they have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games and are 7-3 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

This season, the over/under record for Wofford games is 15-6-1. The average over/under line in their games is 146.6 and their games have averaged 152 points. Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year. So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and those games have averaged 140 points.

The Terriers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 76.4 points per contest. In terms of offense, the Terriers have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, putting them 104th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 128th in percentage and 29th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Terriers’ defense is ranked 236th in the country at 75.0 points per contest. Wofford’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Citadel offense to knock down 52% of their shots on their way to putting up 64 points.