|780: COASTAL CAROLINA
Last Updated: 2017-11-29
The winless Wofford Terriers (0-3), 7.5-point underdogs, travel to HTC Center to challenge the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (4-2). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 145 points and it begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Wofford Terriers at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Chanticleers won big over the St. Andrews Presbyterian Knights, 70-34, while the Terriers were blown out by the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, 85-65.
Coastal Carolina played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.212 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.5 (above their season average of 31.7). St. Andrews Presbyterian recorded marks of 0.048 and 15.4, respectively, for those same stats. Wofford, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of making free throws (11-15; 73.3 percent). Coastal Carolina received a boost from Demario Beck, who had 12 points and 15 rebounds. Nathan Hoover played a key role for Wofford with 18 points.
Coastal Carolina could have a difficult time creating turnovers. Dating back to last season, Wofford ranks 138th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 18.3 percent), while Coastal Carolina has forced the 50th-fewest turnovers (17.1 percent).
The Terriers have had records of 16-20 straight up (SU) and 20-13 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Since last season, games involving Wofford have finished over the O/U total 57.6 percent of the time.
The Chanticleers, on the other hand, are 20-19 SU and 19-18 ATS since last season. Coastal Carolina’s games have had a tendency to finish over the O/U total over that same period (56.8 percent).
The Terriers won the lone game between these two teams last year, 75-74. Wofford had a much better turnover percentage (14.1 vs. 19.4). Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.204 vs. 0.107).
Wofford Terriers vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ATS Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Wofford, O/U – Over
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Betting Notes (2016-Present):
Coastal Carolina ranks seventh in rebounds per game (40.8) while Wofford ranks 303rd (32.7).
The Chanticleers rank 188th in blocks per game (3.0) while the Terriers rank 283rd (2.1).
Coastal Carolina averages 6.0 steals per game, which ranks 171st in the NCAA. Wofford ranks 193rd in steals allowed per game (6.6).
The Terriers rank 44th in three pointers allowed per game (18.9) while the Chanticleers rank 313th (28.0).
Wofford ranks 24th in assists per game (16.3) while Coastal Carolina ranks 228th (12.3).