Southern Tournament - Wofford Terriers home to Georgia Southern Eagles in NCAA Basketball betting action
Georgia Southern Eagles vs Wofford Terriers Odds
US Cellular Center will host Wofford Terriers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Southern Tournament battle is part of the annual season-ending league tournament. The winner gets an automatic berth in the Madness, while all teams are trying to prove they deserve a spot. The game is being played at US Cellular Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Terriers currently sports a 13-18 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-12-1 ATS. The Eagles are 13-18 and 13-14 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Terriers produce a 8-12-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 12-12 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Wofford Terriers as 4-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Terriers at No. 196 and the Eagles at No. 273 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 61-58 result in favor of the Terriers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wofford's No. 335 nationally ranked offense (58.5 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 138 at 65.1 PPG. The Terriers have been averaging 39.4% from the field, less than the Eagles have managed so far this season (42.2% on average).
Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 118-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.2 points per game. Wofford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 304 nationally in scoring at home.
Georgia Southern was an 83-48 loser in its last match on the road against Davidson. They failed to cover the 19.5-point spread as underdogs. Georgia Southern was run off the court by the Wildcats on Saturday as Davidson routed them 83-48 at Belk Arena.
Last time out for Wofford, they were a 69-62 winner as they battled The Citadel at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point favorite. The Terriers got a 21-point performance from Lee Skinner, who added 11 rebounds, as Wofford ran past The Citadel 69-62 on Saturday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Davidson are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
After playing The Citadel are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Eagles at Terriers trends to consider:
Wofford is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Georgia Southern
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wofford's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford's last 6 games when playing Georgia Southern
Wofford is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Georgia Southern