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UNCG vs Wofford Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 31st Betting Odds
Spartans vs Terriers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: UNCG Spartans at Wofford Terriers
- Where: Spartanburg at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
- Date: Saturday, December 31st
- Betting Odds: UNCG +3, NCG +131 | WOFF -160 O/U 132.0
Heading into today’s matchup vs Wofford, the UNCG Spartans will be taking the floor for the 15th time this season and have an overall record of 7-7. On the road, the Spartans will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 3-4. So far, the Spartans have been the underdog 4 times, going 1-3 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.
UNCG will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Keyshaun Langley who is averaging 11.93 points per game for the Spartans. Langley is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Spartans’ offensive gameplan is the play of Keondre Kennedy who has hit 40.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.25 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for UNCG this season, as they are currently ranked 378th in college basketball at 65.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Spartans’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.0%, placing them 249th in the NCAA.
Heading into today’s matchup vs UNCG, the Wofford Terriers will be taking the floor for the 15th time this season and have an overall record of 8-6. Currently, the Terriers have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 7-1. The Terriers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -3 points in their favor. For the season, Wofford has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 4-3.
Wofford’s leading scorer this season is Jackson Paveletzke who is averaging 15.64 points per contest. So far, Paveletzke has accounted for 20.54% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.64 rebounds per game and 3.93 assists. B.J. Mack is the second leading scorer for the Terriers, averaging 15.85 points per game. Between him and Mack, they are accounting for 39.9% 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
Leading into this matchup, the Wofford Terriers are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -3. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Terriers’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Wofford has a field goal percentage of 46.5, good for 69th in college basketball. In addition, look for the team to add to their trend of covering the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road matchups, they are 7-3 vs the spread.