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Wofford favored by 8.5 against Georgia Southern on Saturday

Georgia Southern EaglesWofford Terriers
Jan 14, 7:00 PM | Benjamin Johnson Arena

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Wofford Terriers Odds

6-9TEAM RECORD9-8

Wofford looks to cover the Terriers-Eagles pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 9-8 mark when they host Georgia Southern in college basketball action.

The Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Terriers are 6-5 ATS. Georgia Southern is 5-8 against the total, while Wofford is 4-7 versus the number.

View Georgia Southern vs Wofford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Wofford in this one will find them as 8.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Terriers, most recently No. 209 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eagles, who rate No. 210 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 65-63 victory for the Terriers.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wofford's No. 198-rated squad against Georgia Southern's No. 309-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wofford rates No. 156 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 205 nationally with 5.9 per match.

Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 190-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.6 points per game. Wofford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 212 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 58-53 winner as they battled Samford at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Georgia Southern earned a 58-53 victory over Samford on Thursday, getting 13 points from Jelani Hewitt at Hanner Fieldhouse.

In their last action, Wofford was a 51-48 loser on the road against Chattanooga. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Terriers endured a 51-48 loss at the hands of the Moccasins on Thursday, despite a 21-point effort from Brad Loesing at McKenzie Arena.

Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Furman are 3-7
After playing Samford are 1-3
After a win are 3-7

Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Appalachian State are 6-4
After playing Chattanooga are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Eagles at Terriers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgia Southern's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Southern's last 6 games when playing on the road against Wofford
Georgia Southern is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Wofford
Georgia Southern is 1-24 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Wofford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wofford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Georgia Southern
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford's last 5 games
Wofford is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Georgia Southern

Next up:
Georgia Southern at Furman, Thursday, January 19
Wofford home to Appalachian State, Thursday, January 19

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