Wofford Terriers vs. Western Carolina Catamounts - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Carolina Catamounts (8-13) at Wofford Terriers (9-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Benjamin Johnson Arena)
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The Western Carolina Catamounts will travel to play the Wofford Terriers in a Southern game on Saturday.
The Wofford Terriers are 9-12 (5-3) and are coming off of a win against East Tennessee State by a score of 87-73. Wofford has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 4th in the Southern standings. Wofford has conference losses against Furman, Chattanooga, and Mercer. Wofford is averaging 69.8 points per game while giving up 71.7 points per game. Wofford is also averaging 31.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Spencer Collins is averaging 16 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for Wofford. Fletcher Magee is averaging 11 points per game and 2.7 rebounds per game for the Terriers. Wofford is shooting 74.7% on free throws, 39.1% on three-pointers, and 44.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The Western Carolina Catamounts are 8-13 (3-5) and are coming off of a loss to Furman by a score of 62-60. Western Carolina has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently in 7th in the Southern standings. Western Carolina is averaging 73.1 points per game while giving up 73.7 points per game. Western Carolina is also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Mike Brown is averaging 16.7 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for Western Carolina. Torrion Brummitt is averaging 12.3 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game for the Catamounts. Western Carolina is shooting 69.6% on free throws, 33% on three-pointers, and 41% on all field goal attempts.
Western Carolina is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. Western Carolina is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. The under is 7-2 in Western Carolina’s last 9 road games. Wofford is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. Wofford is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games. The over is 4-1 in Wofford’s last 5 games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Wofford has played well in conference play and is coming off of a huge win against the number two team in the conference. Western Carolina will have the rebounding advantage, while Wofford is the better shooting team. Wofford should be able to handle this game at home.