NCAA hoops odds preview - Georgia Southern vs. Wofford
Georgia Southern Eagles vs Wofford Terriers Odds
The Wofford Terriers host Georgia Southern on Saturday, looking to build on their 6-9 mark against the 6-9 Eagles in college hoops action at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Wofford will face the 6-9 Eagles, who own a 5-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Terriers are 1-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 2-6 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with Wofford in this one found them as 7-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 157 (Terriers) and the No. 265 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 60-57 result in favor of the Terriers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wofford's No. 327-ranked offense, averaging 58.3 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 118 at 64 PPG. The Terriers field goal percentage has averaged 38.5% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgia Southern owns the country's No. 84-rated mark, allowing 65.5 points per game on the highway. Wofford, on the other hand, rates No. 309 in scoring at home.
Georgia Southern was a 71-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against North Carolina A&T. Georgia Southern got 22 points and 13 rebounds from Eric Ferguson in a losing cause in their 71-65 loss to North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
In their last action, Wofford was a 50-49 loser at home against Appalachian State. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Wofford suffered a 50-49 loss against Appalachian State on Tuesday, getting 13 points from Spencer Collins in a losing effort at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Davidson are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Furman are 8-2
After playing Appalachian State are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Eagles at Terriers trends to consider:
Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Southern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wofford
Wofford is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Georgia Southern
Wofford is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Wofford is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford's last 6 games when playing Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern home to Davidson, Monday, January 14
Wofford at Furman, Monday, January 14