Wofford Terriers vs. East Tennessee State Buccaneers - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
East Tennessee State Buccaneers (13-7) at Wofford Terriers (8-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Benjamin Johnson Arena)
The Line: Wofford Terriers 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers look for a road win versus the Wofford Terriers.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers entered the season as a dark horse in the SoCon but they have been heating up with wins in eight of nine. The Buccaneers are looking to build on a 101-92, overtime win versus the Citadel as a 13 point home favorite. ETSU burned the nets at 54% with the Citadel hitting at 41.5% with 13 long balls and eight more looks at the basket keeping the Bulldogs in a game they were clearly outgunned. The duo of Ge’Lawn Guyn and Isaac Banks gave the Buccaneers 20 points each with Banks hauling in eleven rebounds. Deuce Bello and TJ Cromer netted 14 points apiece with Cromer adding nine boards and five assists while Peter Jurkin tossed in eleven points.
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We can look at the 8-12 record of the Wofford Terriers and instantly tell this isn’t the same team as in past seasons as they are being outscored 71-69. The Terriers have dropped two of three following a 63-62 defeat at Furman as a four point road dog. The Paladins had a 45%-42% shooting edge but Wofford sank four more long balls to keep the game close with Furman almost losing it because of a 15-26 effort at the stripe. The Terriers received a game high 19 points and five yanks from Spencer Collins with Eric Garcia adding 12 points and five assists on 5-8 shooting. Justin Gordon and Fletcher Magee netted nine points apiece but Wofford was just a fortuitous bounce away from winning.
The over is 6-2 in ETSU last 8 overall and ETSU are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 vs. Southern while going 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Wofford are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and the over is 11-4 in last 15 vs. Southern while the Terriers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 vs. Southern. If the Buccaneers are going to beat Wofford this is the time…