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Western Carolina vs Wofford Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 8th Betting Odds

Catamounts vs Terriers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Western Carolina Catamounts at Wofford Terriers
  • Where: Spartanburg at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
  • Date: Wednesday, February 8th
  • Betting Odds: Western Carolina +6, WCAR +209 | WOFF -265 O/U 145.5

Catamounts Preview:

Western Carolina heads into this matchup having played 25 games and have an overall record sitting at 13-12. So far, the Catamounts have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 4-7. For the season, Western Carolina has been the underdog in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 5-9. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Catamounts being +6 point underdogs.

Tyzhaun Claude comes into today’s game as the Catamounts’ leading scorer at 15.4 points per contest. Not only has Claude been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Western Carolina’s top rebounder at 8.52 boards per contest. Behind Claude, the team has benefited from the strong play of Vonterius Woolbright, who is second on the team in scoring at 14.29 points per game. Overall, he has hit 47.4% of his shots and is adding 7.17 boards per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Western Carolina this season, as they are currently ranked 221st in college basketball at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Catamounts’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.9%, placing them 372nd in the NCAA.

Terriers Preview:

Coming into today’s matchup, the Wofford Terriers are in the middle of a 2 game losing streak and have an overall record of 13-12. So far this season, Wofford has played 13 games at home, sitting with a record of 10-3. The Terriers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -6 points in their favor. For the season, Wofford has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 6-6.

Wofford will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer B.J. Mack who is averaging 15.42 points per game for the Terriers. Mack 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 Terriers’ offensive game plan is the play of Jackson Paveletzke who has hit 47.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.52 points per game.

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 -6

If you are eying this matchup between Western Carolina Catamounts and Wofford Terriers as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Wofford to cover the spread as -6 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Wofford shooting well enough to keep the Catamounts at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Terriers’ to win the game and cover the spread.