Betting on today’s Terriers and Buccaneers game? Catch the action at Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, TN, as the Buccaneers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 142 points, and East Tennessee State is favored by -3.5 vs. Wofford in a Southern conference matchup.
WOFFORD TERRIERS VS EAST TENNESSEE STATE BUCCANEERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: East Tennessee State Buccaneers -3.5
This game will be played at Freedom Hall Civic Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 7th.
WHY BET THE EAST TENNESSEE STATE BUCCANEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Buccaneers.
- Not only will East Tennessee State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Will the Terriers Win on the Road?
Wofford will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak on the road as they enter this game against East Tennessee State as 3.5-point underdogs. On the season, Wofford has gone just 5-6 on the road, and their average scoring margin in these games is -3.9 points per game.
So far, Wofford has played 23 games this season, and they currently sit at 13-10 overall. In the Southern Conference, they have gone 5-4 compared to their 8-6 non-conference record.
As the underdog, Wofford has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 9-4. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Terriers have an impressive 8-2 ATS mark. On the road, Wofford is 7-3-1 vs. the spread this year and 6-3-1 over their last 10 road games.
Today’s over/under line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line of 147.5 in Wofford’s games this season. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 159 points and their over/under record during that span is 2-1.
In their previous game, the Terriers’ offense finished with 79 points, which is right in line with their current average of 77.5 points per contest. Chase Cormier was the leading scorer for the Terriers, putting up 15 points. In addition, Dillon Bailey contributed 14 points.
Facing East Tennessee State, Wofford aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 76.3 points allowed per game (262nd). In their previous game vs. Samford, the Bulldogs finished with a field goal percentage of 50% and a total of 81 points vs. Wofford.
Can East Tennessee State Lock in a Home Win?
East Tennessee State has a record of 12-11 this season and is coming off a 62-60 win over Citadel. The Buccaneers have won two games in a row and have a record of 4-6 in Southern Conference play. For the season, they have gone 6-3 at home.
On the year, East Tennessee State is 6-2 when favored, and they have been favored in eight of their 23 games. So far, their average scoring margin at home is +1.8 points per game, and their record over their last 10 home games is 7-3.
East Tennessee State has an overall ATS record of 10-11 this season. At home, the Buccaneers have gone 4-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, ETSU is just 3-7 ATS.
This season, the over/under record for East Tennessee State games is 11-10, and today’s line of 142 is very close to the average over/under line in their games (142.1). Over their last three contests, the average scoring total is just 123 points, and their OU record during this stretch is 0-3. On the year, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 142.
In their most recent game, the East Tennessee State offense concluded with only 62 points against Citadel. Throughout the game, they made 8/31 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.3%. Leading East Tennessee State in scoring vs. Citadel was Ebby Asamoah with his 17 points. Jaden Seymour also added 12 points for the Buccaneers.
At present, the Buccaneers’ defense is nationally ranked 104th, allowing 69.3 points per game. Against Citadel in their most recent game, the East Tennessee State defense gave up a total of 60 points while allowing Citadel to hit 39% of their shots.