Wofford vs. Western Carolina - 2/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Western Carolina (15-9) at Wofford (16-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium)
The Line: Wofford -6 -- Over/Under: 149.5
The Western Carolina Catamounts (15-9, CONF 7-6) and the Wofford Terriers (16-10, CONF 8-5) face off in a Southern Conference showdown at the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.
The Catamounts knocked off the Terriers in late January by nine points.
The Catamounts have been super inconsistent and right now they are struggling having lost two games in a row. Western Carolina’s defense has been an issue off and on this season and each of the last two games they have given up 81 points.
The offense for the Catamounts has been strong, averaging 76.5 points while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. Guard Mason Faulkner is the star of the Catamounts averaging 17.4 points, 5.9 assists, and 5.5 rebounds per game.
The Terriers have also been up and down this year, and they come into this game having lost two games in a row. At home Wofford has been good sitting with a 10-3 record and the biggest reason has been the offense that is averaging 76.6 points. Guard Nathan Hoover is the leading scorer for Terriers putting up over 15 games.
At home the Terriers are a better defensive team, and if the defense is strong in this game, they should be in good shape.to come away with a victory.
The over is 14-6 in the Catamounts last 20 road games. The under is 8-3 in the Terriers' last 11 games overall.
The Catamounts are 2-7 ATS in the last nine meetings between the two teams in Wofford. The favorite is 22-6 in the last 28 meetings between Western Carolina and Wofford.
With the Catamounts defense, the Terriers are going to have no issue running up the score in this one. It’s a lean to the Terriers to cover the spread, but the over is the play.