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Wofford Terriers home to Mountaineers in NCAAB betting action

Appalachian State MountaineersWofford Terriers
Jan 19, 7:00 PM | Benjamin Johnson Arena

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Wofford Terriers Odds

7-9TEAM RECORD10-8

The Terriers will try to cover the spread at Benjamin Johnson Arena on Thursday when they get a visit from the Appalachian State Mountaineers in college basketball action.

Wofford battles the Mountaineers, currently sitting with a 7-9 mark (8-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-7 for the Terriers and 4-7 for the Mountaineers.

View Appalachian State vs Wofford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Wofford sat as 7.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Terriers sit at No. 190 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mountaineers sit at No. 199 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Terriers will win this game 66-63.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Mountaineers is ranked No. 150 in NCAA hoops at 35.4 per game. Contrast that with Wofford’s No. 207 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wofford is the No. 147-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Appalachian State rates No. 66 at 7.6 per game.

Defensively, Appalachian State features the nation's No. 263-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Wofford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.

Appalachian State lost its last outing, an 83-79 result against Davidson on January 14. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. The Mountaineers got 17 points from Omar Carter, but it was Davidson that prevailed in an 83-79 final on Saturday at Holmes Convocation Center.

In their last action, Wofford was an 88-63 winner at home against Georgia Southern. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Terriers and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Georgia Southern was handed an 88-63 defeat on Saturday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

Appalachian State Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Western Carolina are 4-6
After playing Davidson are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Furman are 6-4
After playing Georgia Southern are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Mountaineers at Terriers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Appalachian State's last 7 games on the road
Appalachian State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wofford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wofford is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Appalachian State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford's last 6 games

Next up:
Appalachian State home to Western Carolina, Saturday, January 21
Wofford at Furman, Saturday, January 21

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