NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Terriers underdogs vs Bobcats at Ohio
Wofford Terriers vs Ohio Bobcats Odds
Ohio University Convocation Center will host Ohio Bobcats vs. Wofford Terriers action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Bobcats currently sports a 2-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-0 ATS. The Terriers are 1-2 and 2-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bobcats produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Terriers have gone 0-0 against the number.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Ohio sat as 16.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bobcats at No. 65 and the Terriers at No. 215 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 100-71 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Terriers rank No. 117 in NCAA Division 1 with 38 per game. That compares with Ohio’s No. 217 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio is college basketball's No. 80-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Terriers rate No. 28 with 9.3 per game.
Defensively, Wofford features the nation's No. 194-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Ohio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Wofford, they were a 66-61 loser as they battled Ball State on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. Lee Skinner scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Terriers to a win (they lost 66-61 to Ball State at Worthen Arena on Friday).
In their last action, Ohio was an 85-47 winner at home against UNC Wilmington. They covered the 19.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bobcats and Seahawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UNC Wilmington was handed an 85-47 defeat on Friday at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Richmond are 2-0
After playing Ball State are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Terriers at Bobcats trends to consider:
Wofford is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Wofford at Richmond, Tuesday, November 20
Ohio at Hampton, Tuesday, November 20