Furman vs. Wofford - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wofford Terriers (8-11) at Furman Paladins (9-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Timmons Arena)
The Line: Furman Paladins -5 -- Over/Under: 133.5 See the Latest Odds
The Furman Paladins and the Wofford Terriers face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Furman Paladins are 9-10 this season and they have lost their last two games. Furman is averaging 70.7 points per game and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Stephen Croone leads the Paladins averaging 16.4 points per game. Devin Sibley is averaging 9.6 points, Matt Rafferty is averaging 8.4 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Kris Acox is averaging 7.3 points and 5.3 rebounds. Furman is 7-1 at home this season and 3-3 in conference play.
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The Wofford Terriers are 8-11 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Wofford is averaging 66.6 points per game and they are shooting 45.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Karl Cochran leads the Terriers averaging 14.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Spencer Collins is averaging 11.8 points, Lee Skinner is averaging 9.9 points, and Eric Garcia is averaging 7.7 points. Wofford is 3-9 on the road but 4-2 in conference play.
Furman is 12-2 against the spread in their last 14 home games, 6-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 11-5 against the spread in their last 16 games. Wofford is 10-4 against the spread against the SoCon, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine road games, and 6-1 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. The home team has covered the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
This game is going to be tight and we are going to be glad to have the points.