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College Basketball Matchup - Virginia Commonwealth Rams Wofford Terriers Odds Preview

Wofford Terriers Virginia Commonwealth Rams
3-6 December 17, 2013, 07:00 | Siegel Center 8-3



The visiting Wofford Terriers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Siegel Center against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams.

The Terriers will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 1-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rams are 4-6 ATS. Wofford is 1-3 against the total, while Virginia Commonwealth is 2-7 versus the number.

View Wofford Terriers vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Terriers were listed as 19-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 274-rated Wofford taking on the No. 18-rated Rams in this contest.

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Wofford lost its last outing, a 66-52 result against Saint Louis on December 14. They covered in that game as a 17-point underdog. Wofford got 17 points from Spencer Collins but lost anyway, 66-52, to Saint Louis on Saturday at Chaifetz Arena.

In their last action, Virginia Commonwealth was a 77-68 loser on the road against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. The Rams got 18 points from Treveon Graham, but it was Northern Iowa that prevailed in a 77-68 final on Saturday at McLeod Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Virginia Commonwealth has the nation's No. 101-rated offensive output, at 75.91 PPG. The visiting Terriers defense ranks No. 52 allowing on average 65.56 PPG. The Rams FG% has averaged 42.88% so far, more than the Terriers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.

A few Terriers at Rams trends to consider:
Wofford is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Wofford is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Virginia Commonwealth is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
Wofford at Winthrop, Saturday, December 21st
Virginia Commonwealth at Virginia Tech, Saturday, December 21st