Planning on watching today’s Catamounts and Spartans game? Catch the action at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC, as the Spartans hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on CBSS. The over/under for this game is set at 139 points, and UNCG is favored by -3.5 vs. Western Carolina in a Southern conference matchup.


The Pick: UNCG Spartans -3.5

This game will be played at Greensboro Coliseum at 6:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Not only will UNCG pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Taking a Look at the Catamounts Chances on the Road

Western Carolina enters today’s game as a 3.5-point underdog, and they have gone 3-4 in their seven games as the underdog this season. The Catamounts are 8-5 on the road this season, and they have a scoring differential of +0.5 points per game.

Over their last ten road games, Western Carolina has gone 5-5, and they have lost their last three games away from home. In their last game, they defeated East Tennessee State by a score of 70-65.

Western Carolina has an ATS record of 12-12 this season. On the road, they are 8-5 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Catamounts have gone 4-3 vs. the spread this year.

Western Carolina’s over/under record for the season is 9-15 and the average over/under line in their games is 144. So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 139, while 13 have finished with more points. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

In contrast to their season average of 76.6 points per game, the Western Carolina had a below average performance. They scored 70 points against East Tennessee State and had a field goal percentage of 39.3%. Vonterius Woolbright is leading the team in scoring at 22.3 points per contest. Tre Jackson has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.5 going into the game.

The Catamounts’ defense is presently ranked 91st nationally, allowing an average of 68.8 points per contest. In today’s game vs. UNCG, the Western Carolina defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Western Carolina made 19 free-throws vs. the Catamounts.

Will the Spartans Make it Happen at Home?

UNCG is coming off a 58-47 win over Wofford, and they are looking to extend their two-game winning streak at home. So far, they are 8-3 at home compared to 9-5 on the road. The Spartans have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home.

Overall, UNCG is 19-8 this season, and they have gone 10-4 in Southern Conference play. They are 13-4 when favored, and they have been favored in 17 of their 27 games.

When looking at UNCG’s ATS record for the season, they are currently 11-14. At home, their ATS mark is 3-8. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Spartans are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 139 is slightly lower than the average over/under line in UNCG’s games this season (142.6). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 130 points.

Most recently, the UNCG offense finished with just 58 points vs. Wofford. For the game, they hit 7/29 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 36.2%. Leading the team in scoring is Mikeal Brown-Jones, who is averaging 19.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Keyshaun Langley also maintains a PPG average of 14.7 heading into game.

At this time, the Spartans’ defense is positioned 116th in the country, permitting 69.8 points per game. Against Wofford in their most recent game, the UNCG defense gave up a total of 47 points while allowing Wofford to hit 32% of their shots.