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Georgia Southern Wofford Betting Preview

Wofford TerriersGeorgia Southern Eagles
8-10January 23, 2014, 07:00 | Hanner Fieldhouse8-10

A key college battle sees the visiting Wofford Terriers travelling to Georgia Southern Thursday to take on the Eagles.

The Terriers will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 4-7-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 4-7 ATS. Wofford is 7-4 on the totals; Georgia Southern is 5-4.

View Wofford Terriers vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Terriers were listed as 0-point earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Eagles - Terriers odds would favor the Terriers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Georgia Southern is rated No. 271 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wofford is at No. 246.

Wofford won its last outing, a 71-60 result against Western Carolina on January 20. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. Wofford got 23 points from Karl Cochran en route to a 71-60 victory over Western Carolina on Monday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

In their last action, Georgia Southern was an 81-68 loser on the road against Appalachian State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Brian Holmes scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 81-68 to Appalachian State at Holmes Convocation Center on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia Southern's No. 89-ranked scoring average of 75.11 PPG, against a Terriers defense rated No. 53 and allowing 65.89 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 44.32% to date this season, more than the Terriers shooters have managed so far (42.89% per game).

A few Terriers at Eagles trends to consider:
Wofford is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wofford's last 6 games
Wofford is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Wofford is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Georgia Southern
Georgia Southern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgia Southern is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Wofford
Georgia Southern is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Wofford
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Southern's last 7 games when playing Wofford

Next up:
Wofford at Furman, Saturday, January 25th
Georgia Southern at Davidson, Saturday, January 25th