NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Mountaineers underdogs vs Terriers at Appalachian State
|Wofford Terriers||Appalachian State Mountaineers|
|14-10||February 15, 2014, 04:30 | Holmes Convocation Center||8-16|
The Appalachian State Mountaineers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Wofford Terriers at Holmes Convocation Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
Appalachian State battles the Terriers, currently sitting with a 14-10 mark (9-7-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-10 for the Mountaineers and 12-4 for the Terriers.
View Wofford Terriers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with Appalachian State in this one found them as 3-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mountaineers at No. 150 and the Terriers at No. 27 heading into this contest.
Appalachian State was a 74-68 winner in its last match at home against Samford. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Tommy Spagnolo scored 20 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Appalachian State on Thursday, leading the Mountaineers to a 74-68 victory over Samford at Holmes Convocation Center.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Terriers is ranked No. 176 in NCAA hoops at 34.25 per game. Contrast that with Appalachian State’s No. 79 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Appalachian State is the No. 151-ranked team in the country at 5.83 per game, while Wofford rates No. 129 at 6.04 per game.
A few Terriers at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Wofford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Wofford is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wofford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wofford is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Appalachian State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Appalachian State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Appalachian State is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home
Appalachian State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Wofford
Wofford home to Furman, Thursday, February 20th
Appalachian State at Western Carolina, Thursday, February 20th