Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Terriers and Spartans. The game is starting at 4:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Spartans at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Southern conference game currently have the Spartans as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138.5 points.

WOFFORD TERRIERS VS UNCG SPARTANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wofford Terriers +7.5

This game will be played at Greensboro Coliseum at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 20th.

WHY BET THE WOFFORD TERRIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Even though we have UNCG winning straight-up, we like Wofford at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Will the Terriers Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

Wofford heads into this game as a 7.5-point underdog, and they have gone 3-6 in their nine games as the underdog this season. They have gone 5-4 on the road this season, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games on the road.

Coming off a 75-73 win over East Tennessee State, the Terriers have won three games in a row, and they have gone 11-7 overall. In Southern Conference play, they have gone 4-1 compared to their 7-6 record in non-conference games.

Wofford has been a solid bet this season with an ATS record of 7-7-1. Their road ATS mark of 6-2-1 is especially impressive. As the underdog, the Terriers have gone 7-2 vs. the spread this year. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Wofford is 7-3 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for Wofford games is 11-3-1. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146.7). Over their last three games, Wofford has an over/under record of 2-1 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Wofford offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against East Tennessee State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51%, and they made 11 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Terriers offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 27.1 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

At present, the Terriers’ defense is nationally ranked 240th, allowing 75.5 points per game. Against East Tennessee State in their most recent game, the Wofford defense gave up a total of 73 points while allowing East Tennessee State to hit 51% of their shots.

Can the UNCG Offense Score Enough at Home?

UNCG comes into today’s game as the favorite, and they have been excellent at home this season. They are a perfect 7-0 at home, and their average scoring margin at home is +8.7 points per game. They have also won nine of their ten games as the favorite.

Overall, UNCG is 13-5 this season, and they have won their last two games. In their last game, they defeated Citadel 73-67. So far, they are 4-1 in Southern Conference games, and their record in non-conference games is 9-4.

As the favorite this season, UNCG has gone 4-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record is just 2-5 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 4-6. Their last 3 home games vs. the spread have resulted in a 2-1 mark and their overall ATS record this year is 6-10.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in UNCG’s games this season (143). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points.

The Spartans’ offense finished with 73 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 76.8 points per contest. Mikeal Brown-Jones led the scoring for the Spartans, contributing 39 points. Additionally, Donovan Atwell chipped in with 9 points.

At this time, the Spartans’ defense is positioned 94th in the country, permitting 68.5 points per game. So far, the UNCG defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.3 times per game (419th).