Southern championship matchup on tap
Western Carolina will be up against Wofford on Monday as those schools hit the hardwood in the Southern Conference championship game for bettors on the college hoops odds.
Wofford defeated Western Carolina by a score of 71-60 and covered a 2-point spread at home when the teams met during the regular season on January 20. That game turned out to be an OVER result for bettors on the college basketball lines.
This season, the Terriers are 19-12 overall and 14-9-1 ATS, while the Catamounts are 18-14 and 11-15 ATS. As for the totals, Wofford boasts a 14-9 on the OU, and Western Carolina is 12-13.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Terriers as 0-point on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Terriers at No. 10 and the Catamounts at No. 44 heading into this contest.
Western Carolina was a 99-97 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Davidson. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The Wildcats were burned for 26 points by James Sinclair on Sunday as the Catamounts put another game in the win column, 99-97, at U.S. Cellular Center.
In their last action, Wofford was a 71-57 winner at home against Georgia Southern. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Terriers grabbed a 71-57 win over the Eagles on Sunday, behind a 15-point effort from Lee Skinner at U.S. Cellular Center.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wofford's No. 197 nationally ranked offense (68.03 points per game) against a Catamounts defense that sits as the No. 198 at 73.12 PPG. The Terriers have been averaging 45.29% from the field, more than the Catamounts have managed so far this season (42.72% on average).