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Wofford vs Vanderbilt Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 3rd Betting Odds
Terriers vs Commodores Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Wofford Terriers at Vanderbilt Commodores
- Where: Nashville at Memorial Gymnasium (Vandy)
- Date: Saturday, December 3rd
- Betting Odds: Wofford +8.5, WOFF +319 | VAND -426 O/U 137.5
Wofford heads into this matchup having played 8 games and have an overall record sitting at 5-3. So far, the Terriers have played 3 games on the road, with a record of 0-3. For the season, Wofford has been the underdog in 2 games, sitting with a mark of 0-2. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Terriers being +8.5 point underdogs.
Wofford’s leading scorer this season is Jackson Paveletzke who is averaging 16.38 points per contest. So far, Paveletzke has accounted for 20.76% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 1.88 rebounds per game and 3.88 assists. B.J. Mack is the second leading scorer for the Terriers, averaging 15.88 points per game. Between him and Mack, they are accounting for 40.9% 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%.
Vanderbilt heads into this matchup having played 7 games and have an overall record sitting at 3-4. Currently, the Commodores have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 2-3. The Commodores’ are sitting with a betting line that is -8.5 points in their favor. For the season, Vanderbilt has been favored to win in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 2-1.
Vanderbilt will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Myles Stute who is averaging 13.0 points per game for the Commodores. Stute 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 Commodores’ offensive gameplan is the play of Liam Robbins who has hit 60.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.67 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Vanderbilt this season, as they are currently ranked 229th in college basketball at 70.4 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 Commodores’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 265th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Wofford Terriers +8.5
After crunching the numbers for this matchup, anyone looking to get a wager on this game between the Wofford Terriers and Vanderbilt Commodores would be best served by taking Wofford at +8.5. Each side comes into this game looking to slow the game down and make their opponent defend deep into the shot clock. Even though Vanderbilt is the favorite, this slow style of play figures to keep the game closer than oddsmakers are expecting. In addition, siding with Wofford as the underdogs has been profitable of late, as they are 3-2 vs the spread (last 5). In this matchup, we like the home dogs and will take Wofford +8.5.
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