Wofford vs. Western Carolina - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (15-16) at Wofford Terriers (15-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm (U.S. Cellular Center)
The Line: Wofford Terriers -1.5 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Wofford Terriers and the Western Carolina Catamounts face off on Saturday in SoCon college basketball tournament action.
The Wofford Terriers are 15-16 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Wofford is averaging 70.3 points per game and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.6 points and their opponents are shooting 48.9 percent. Spencer Collins leads the Terriers averaging 15.1 points per game. Fletcher Magee is averaging 13.5 points, Justin Gordon is averaging 11.4 points, and Eric Garcia is averaging 10.1 points. Wofford is 11-7 in SoCon games this season.
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The Western Carolina Catamounts are 15-16 this season and they have won their last four games and seven of their last eight. Western Carolina is averaging 70.8 points per game and they are shooting 42.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.5 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent. Mike Brown leads the Catamounts averaging 16.5 points per game. Torrin Brummitt is averaging 13.4 points and 7.2 rebounds, Rhett Harrelson is averaging 12.5 points, and Justin Browning is averaging 9.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. Western Carolina is 10-8 in the SoCon this season.
Wofford is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games and 4-1 against the spread in their last five neutral site games. Western Carolina is 8-0 against the spread in their last eight games, and 7-0 against the spread following a win. The favorite has covered the points spread in 17 of the last 21 meetings of these two teams.
WCU seems to be playing the better basketball so getting them as a dog seems to be a good play.