Looking to win big? The Terriers and Bulldogs face off at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The Bulldogs are hosting the game at Pete Hanna Center in Homewood, AL. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 159.5 points, and Samford is favored by -11.5 to win at home against Wofford.

WOFFORD TERRIERS VS SAMFORD BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +11.5

This game will be played at Pete Hanna Center at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, January 31st.

WHY BET THE WOFFORD TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Even though we have Samford winning straight-up, we like Wofford at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 159.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Terriers Have What it Takes in Homewood?

Wofford comes into this game as the underdog, as they have been for 12 of their 21 games this season. So far, they are 4-8 in those games.

On the road, the Terriers have gone 5-5 this season, and they are coming off a win over Furman. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 5-5.

Wofford’s ATS record this season is 8-9-1, but they are 8-4 vs. the spread as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Terriers have gone 7-3 vs. the spread. On the road, Wofford has an ATS mark of 6-3-1 this year and their record vs. the spread over their last 3 road games is 0-2-1.

This season, the over/under record in Wofford games is 12-5-1. Today’s over/under line of 159.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.9). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 143 points.

In their recent game, the Terriers’ offense concluded with 77 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 77 points per contest. Corey Tripp is leading the team in scoring at 16.4 points per contest. Dillon Bailey has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12 going into the game.

The Terriers’ defense is presently ranked 246th nationally, allowing an average of 75.6 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Furman, the Paladins finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 67 points vs. Wofford.

Is It the Bulldogs Game to Lose at Home?

Samford enters this game with an 18-3 record and a perfect 10-0 mark at home. They have won 10 straight games at home and are 14-0 when favored this season. On the year, they have outscored opponents by an average of 18.2 points per game at home compared to -1.2 on the road.

In their last game, the Bulldogs defeated East Tennessee State by a score of 75-72. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone a perfect 10-0, and they are 5-0 in their last five games at home.

As the favorite this season, Samford has an ATS mark of 10-4. At home, their ATS record is 7-3 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulldogs are 8-2 vs. the spread. In their last 3 home games, Samford has an ATS mark of 2-1.

This season, the over/under record for Samford games is 8-10 and today’s line of 159.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (155.3). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points.

In their latest game, Samford offense put up 75 points against East Tennessee State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.8% and made 8 threes. For the season, the Samford offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 49%. So far, they have hit 55% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 10.3 made three’s per contest.

Currently, the Bulldogs’ defense holds the 238th rank in the nation, allowing 75.2 points per game. In today’s game vs. Wofford, the Samford defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Samford made 19 free-throws vs. the Bulldogs.