The Spartans and Terriers are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Terriers will host the game at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium in Spartanburg, SC. UNCG is favored by -2 in this Southern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 140 points.

UNCG SPARTANS VS WOFFORD TERRIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +2

This game will be played at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

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 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Spartans Grab a Win on the Road?

UNCG will be looking to extend their road win streak to six games when they take on Wofford as two-point favorites. On the season, the Spartans have gone 8-5 on the road, compared to 8-3 at home.

So far, UNCG has been favored in 16 of their games, going 12-4 in those matchups. Their record in the Southern Conference is 9-4, and they are coming off a 76-61 win over Citadel.

As the favorite this season, UNCG has gone just 6-10 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Spartans are 4-6 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for UNCG games sits at 15-9, and today’s line of 140 is lower than the average OU line in their games (142.7). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

In their recent matchup, the UNCG offense ended with 76 points against Citadel. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 51.8% and made 13 threes. Keyshaun Langley led the scoring for the Spartans, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Donovan Atwell chipped in with 17 points.

Currently, the Spartans’ defense holds the 135th rank in the nation, allowing 70.7 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.1 threes per game vs. Wofford. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.4%.

Will Wofford Make it Happen at Home?

Wofford enters this game as a 2-point underdog, and they have gone 6-10 in their 16 games as the underdog this season. Overall, the Terriers are 15-11, including a 8-5 record in Southern Conference play.

So far, Wofford has been much better at home, going 7-4 compared to 5-7 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +0.9, compared to -4.2 on the road.

Wofford’s ATS record this season is 12-10-1, and they have gone 5-6 vs. the spread at home. However, over their last three home games, the Terriers are 3-0 vs. the spread, and their ATS mark as the underdog is 11-5 this year.

Today’s over/under line of 140 is lower than the average over/under line in Wofford’s games this season (146.3). On the year, their over/under record is 15-7-1. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 126 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-5.

The Wofford offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Mercer. They posted a field goal percentage of 51.9% and connected on 10 threes. On the offensive front, the Terriers have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 92nd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 121st in terms of percentage and 26th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Terriers’ defense is ranked 229th in the country at 74.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Wofford’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.4% this season.