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Wofford vs Samford Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Terriers vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Wofford Terriers at Samford Bulldogs
  • Where: Homewood at Pete Hanna Center
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: Wofford +4, WOFF +155 | SAMF -188 O/U 139.0

Terriers Preview:

The Wofford Terriers will be looking to pick up their 18th win of the season and are in the middle of a 2 game win streak. So far, the Terriers have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 2-5. For the season, Wofford has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 2-3. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Terriers being +4 point underdogs.

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Wofford’s leading scorer this season is B.J. Mack, who is averaging 15.75 points per contest. So far, Mack has accounted for 20.0% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.31 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists. Jackson Paveletzke is the second leading scorer for the Terriers, averaging 14.59 points per game. Between him and Paveletzke, they are accounting for 39.7% 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%.

Bulldogs Preview:

The Samford will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 4 game win streak and have an overall record of 10-7. Currently, the Bulldogs have been the home team 9 times, sitting with a record of 7-2. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Samford has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 6-2.

Samford’s leading scorer this season is Logan Dye, who is averaging 12.94 points per contest. So far, Dye has accounted for 16.44% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.71 rebounds per game and 1.12 assists. Jermaine Marshall is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 11.31 points per game. Between him and Marshall, they are accounting for 30.0% 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 17 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.

Free Spread Prediction: Wofford Terriers +4

A key to this matchup, will be 3-point shooting. Coming into the game, both Samford and Wofford are excellent 3-point shooting teams, averaing 9.0 and 9.47 made 3’s per game, respectively. In terms of the odds, we like the Wofford Terriers to cover as +4 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 +4 we like the chances of Wofford covering the spread as underdogs.

 


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