Check out our free Samford vs Wofford pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Spartanburg. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Samford vs Wofford Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds

Bulldogs vs Terriers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Samford Bulldogs at Wofford Terriers
  • Where: Spartanburg at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, January 28th
  • Betting Odds: Samford -3, SAMF -158 | WOFF +129 O/U 145.5

Bulldogs Preview:

Through 22 games, the Samford Bulldogs have an overall record of 14-8. So far, the Bulldogs have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 4-6. This season, Samford has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 10-2. For today’s contest, Samford has a betting line set -3 points in their favor.

Samford’s leading scorer this season is Logan Dye, who is averaging 14.14 points per contest. So far, Dye has accounted for 18.05% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.5 rebounds per game and 1.36 assists. Jermaine Marshall is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 11.71 points per game. Between him and Marshall, they are accounting for 32.3% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Samford is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.7 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 22 games, they have only hit 33.5% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 42.61% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Terriers Preview:

The Wofford Terriers head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 12-10. So far this season, Wofford has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-3. For the season, Wofford has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 3-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Terriers being +3 point underdogs.

Wofford’s leading scorer this season is B.J. Mack, who is averaging 15.48 points per contest. So far, Mack has accounted for 19.79% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.95 rebounds per game and 1.38 assists. Jackson Paveletzke is the second leading scorer for the Terriers, averaging 14.45 points per game. Between him and Paveletzke, they are accounting for 39.2% of the team’s scoring.

Coming into today’s game, Wofford will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Terriers are ranked 160th at 72.6 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 635th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Wofford is close to the NCAA average at 35.6%.

Free Spread Prediction: Wofford Terriers +3

A key to this matchup, will be 3-point shooting. Coming into the game, both Samford and Wofford are excellent 3-point shooting teams, averaging 9.0 and 9.47 made 3’s per game, respectively. In terms of the odds, we like the Wofford Terriers to cover as +3 point dogs. Look for their defense to do a good enough job closing out on the Bulldogs’ outside shooters to make things difficult for Samford. At +3 we like the chances of Wofford covering the spread as underdogs.