The Wofford Terriers and Western Carolina Catamounts meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Wofford Terriers Preview
The Wofford Terriers are averaging 73.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting. BJ Mack is averaging 15.6 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Jackson Paveletzke is averaging 13.9 points and 3.6 assists. Corey Tripp is dishing 1.9 assists and Messiah Jones is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Wofford Terriers are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wofford Terriers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Western Carolina Catamounts Preview
The Western Carolina Catamounts are averaging 75.6 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Tyzhaun Claude is averaging 14.9 points and 8.5 rebounds, while Tre Jackson is averaging 13.4 points and 1.8 assists. Vonterius Woolbright is the third double-digit scorer and Russell Jones Jr. is dishing 2.3 assists. The Western Carolina Catamounts are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Western Carolina Catamounts are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game.
The Terriers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Catamounts are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The over is 8-3 in Terriers last 11 road games. The under is 9-2 in Catamounts last 11 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Wofford Terriers may be the more talented team on paper, but Western Carolina has more than held its own this season, and you can argue has been the more impressive team overall. Western Carolina also wins at home by an average of 20.3 points while allowing 37.3 percent shooting. The Catamounts will be up for this one. Give me the bucket.