Spartans open as college hoops underdog vs Terriers
UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Wofford Terriers Odds
The Wofford Terriers hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the UNC Greensboro Spartans pay a visit to Benjamin Johnson Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Spartans will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 7-11 ATS against the number this season, while the Terriers are 8-10-1 ATS. UNC Greensboro is 4-11 on the totals; Wofford is 6-7-1.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Wofford Terriers as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 234-rated Terriers and the No. 238-ranked Spartans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 67-65 result in favor of the Terriers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wofford's No. 333 nationally ranked offense (59 points per game) against a Spartans defense that sits as the No. 326 at 74.7 PPG. The Terriers have been averaging 39.2% from the field, less than the Spartans have managed so far this season (41.8% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNC Greensboro owns the country's No. 335-rated mark, allowing 79.4 points per game on the highway. Wofford, on the other hand, rates No. 321 in scoring at home.
In their last action, UNC Greensboro was an 88-65 winner on the road against Furman. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. UNC Greensboro cruised to victory on Thursday, running Furman out of the gym and running up an 88-65 score at Timmons Arena.
In their last action, Wofford was a 60-50 winner at home against Elon. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Terriers grabbed a 60-50 win over the Phoenix on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from Spencer Collins at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Western Carolina are 4-6
After playing Furman are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Western Carolina are 10-0
After playing Elon are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Spartans at Terriers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of UNC Greensboro's last 6 games when playing on the road against Wofford
UNC Greensboro is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wofford
UNC Greensboro is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Wofford
Wofford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UNC Greensboro
Wofford is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing UNC Greensboro
Wofford is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against UNC Greensboro
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wofford's last 6 games when playing at home against UNC Greensboro
UNC Greensboro home to Western Carolina, Thursday, February 14
Wofford at Western Carolina, Monday, February 11