Wofford vs Chattanooga Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23
Chattanooga Mocs (17-16) vs Wofford Terriers (17-15)
Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm (Harrah's Cherokee Center)
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The Chattanooga Mocs will play the Wofford Terriers in the Semifinals of the SoCon Championship on Sunday night at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Chattanooga Mocs are 17-16 (7-11) this season after they defeated Samford by a score of 85-82 in their last game. Chattanooga scored 42 points in the first half and was able to hang on for the three-point win. Chattanooga shot 51% from the field and made 15 three pointers in the win. The Mocs were +10 in rebounding margin and turned the ball over 16 times in the game. The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 77 points per game, 71.6 points against per game, 36.5 rebounds per game, and 15.3 assists per game. Jake Stephens has led the Mocs this season with 21.7 points per game, 10.2 rebounds per game, and 3.6 assists per game. Chattanooga is shooting 45% from the field, 71.3% on free throws, and 37.4% on three pointers this year.
The Wofford Terriers are 17-15 (8-10) this season after they defeated UNC Greensboro by a score of 67-66 in their last game. Wofford shot 45.2% from the field, but only 19% on three pointers in the game. Wofford trailed by five points at halftime, but was able to hold their opponent to only 30 points in the second half for the win. The Terriers recorded 32 rebounds and only turned the ball over four times in the game. The Wofford Terriers are averaging 75.4 points per game, 72.6 points against per game, 33 rebounds per game, and 12.8 assists per game. B.J. Mack has led the Terriers this season with 16.6 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, and 1.4 assists per game. Wofford is shooting 47.7% from the field, 73.7% on free throws, and 34.1% on three pointers this year.
Both of these teams were able to pull off an upset in their last game and they are only two wins away from making the NCAA Tournament. Wofford won both meetings during the regular season by scores of 85-80 and 86-74. Both teams have very similar metrics, so we should be in for a great game. Wofford has won four of their last five games and I like them in this matchup.