Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Terriers and Paladins. The game is starting at 2:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Paladins at Timmons Arena in Greenview, SC. Get ready to place your bets! This Southern conference matchup has an over/under of 148.5 points, and Furman is favored to win by -8 at home vs. Wofford.

WOFFORD TERRIERS VS FURMAN PALADINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +8

This game will be played at Timmons Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE WOFFORD TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Paladins.
  • Even though we have Furman winning straight-up, we like Wofford at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Wofford Win on the Road?

Wofford comes into this game with a record of 15-13 and a two-game losing streak. They are 8-7 in conference play and 7-6 in non-conference games. On the road, the Terriers are 5-8 this season, and their average scoring margin is -5.1 points per game.

As the underdog, Wofford has a record of 6-12, and they have been the underdog in 18 of their 28 games. In their last game, they lost to Chattanooga by a score of 81-65. Over their last 10 road games, the Terriers have gone 4-6.

Wofford’s ATS record this season is 12-12-1, and they are 7-5-1 against the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Terriers have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Wofford games is 15-9-1. The average over/under line in their games is 146 and the average score is 149.1. Today’s over/under line of 148.5 is similar to the average line in their games. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 127 points.

In their most recent game, the Wofford offense concluded with only 65 points against Chattanooga. Throughout the game, they made 13/36 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 37.1%. The top scorer for the Terriers was Corey Tripp with 21 points, while Dillon Bailey also chipped in with 10 points.

At this time, the Terriers’ defense is positioned 229th in the country, permitting 74.1 points per game. Wofford’s three-point defense is currently 188th in the country at 7.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.3% of their shots vs. Wofford.

Is It the Paladins Game to Lose at Home?

As the Furman Paladins get set to take on the Wofford Terriers, they come in as the favorites with a record of 13-4 in 17 games as the favored team. At home, Furman is 10-2 this season, and they have won two straight games at home.

Overall, the Paladins are 15-13 on the year, and they are coming off a narrow 74-72 loss to Samford. Over their last 10 games at home, Furman is 8-2, and their average scoring margin at home is +9.3 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Furman has gone 7-10 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Paladins have gone just 3-7 ATS. At home this year, Furman is 6-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 148.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Furman games this season (156.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points, which is less than today’s line.

In contrast to their season average of 79.8 points per game, the Furman had a below average performance. They scored 72 points against Samford and had a field goal percentage of 43.6%. Leading the team in scoring is JP Pegues, who is averaging 17.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Marcus Foster also maintains a PPG average of 17.9 heading into game.

Coming into the game, Furman will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 75.4 points per game (256th). In today’s game vs. Wofford, the Furman defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Furman made 15 free-throws vs. the Paladins.