East Tennessee State Buccaneers (4-9) vs. Wofford Terriers (8-5)
December 29, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Wofford Terriers -7.5 / East Tennessee State Buccaneers +7.5; Over/Under: +140.5
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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers and Wofford Terriers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers look for their fifth win. The Wofford Terriers look for their ninth win.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are averaging 71 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Jalen Haynes is averaging 13.3 points and 5.5 rebounds, while Jordan King is averaging 13.2 points and 3.1 assists. DeAnthony Tipler is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Taylor is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The Wofford Terriers are averaging 76.5 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jackson Paveletzke is averaging 15.8 points and 2.5 rebounds, while BJ Mack is averaging 15.8 points and 1.5 assists. Corey Tripp is dishing 2.2 assists and Messiah Jones is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Wofford Terriers are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wofford Terriers are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.
The Buccaneers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Terriers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 3-0-1 in Buccaneers last 4 road games. The over is 22-5-1 in Terriers last 28 Thursday games. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Wofford Terriers have been the more consistent side, and they have the offensive horses to bury lesser talented teams. Wofford wins at home by an average of 23.4 points while shooting 50.9 percent from the field. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers lose in the underdog role by an average of 6.8 points. Wofford is a really solid side and this line is reasonable. Give me the Terriers.