Wofford Terriers vs. Western Carolina Catamounts: 1/23/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 23, 2021

The Wofford Terriers (7-3) are 8.5-point favorites as they look to extend a four-game win streak when they host the Western Carolina Catamounts (7-5) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. The game airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 145.5.

Betting Information

Wofford vs Western Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Wofford -8.5 -110 -110 145.5 -109 -113 -435 327

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Wofford vs Western Carolina
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Wofford (-8.5) Over (145.5) Wofford 80 Western Carolina 69

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Total Facts

  • In four of 10 games (40%) this year, the Terriers and their opponents have put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 145.5 points.
  • Western Carolina and its opponents have added up to score more than 145.5 points in 83.3% of their matchups this season (10 of 12 chances).
  • These teams average a combined 154.8 points per game, 9.3 more points than the total of 145.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 7.3 less points per game (138.2) than this game’s total of 145.5 points.
  • The average point total in Terriers games this season is 9.0 fewer points than the total of 145.5 in this matchup.
  • The average total for Catamounts games this season is 11.0 more points than the point total of 145.5 in this outing.

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Wofford Betting Information

  • The Terriers have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 6-2 record.
  • The Terriers have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 3 of 8 games (37.5%).

Western Carolina Betting Information

  • Western Carolina has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 3-7 ATS.
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Catamounts have not fared well, going 0-2 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Catamounts games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (6 out of 10 games, 60%).

Head to Head

Wofford vs Western Carolina (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 Wofford -5.5 150 -246 +193 Regular Season 80-74 WCAR
1/25/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-72 WCAR
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-56 WOFF
12/29/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-54 WOFF

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Wofford Leaders

  • Storm Murphy leads the Terriers in points and assists per game, scoring 19.4 points and distributing 4.8 assists.
  • Messiah Jones leads the Terriers in rebounding, pulling down 6.6 rebounds per game while also scoring 9.4 points a contest.
  • Murphy leads the Terriers in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Ryan Larson is the Terriers leader in steals, averaging 1.3 steals per game, while Sam Godwin leads them in blocks with 0.7 per contest.

Western Carolina Leaders

  • The Catamounts’ Mason Faulkner puts up enough points (16.9 per game) and assists (4.3 per game) to top the squad’s leaderboards.
  • Xavier Cork is at the top of the Western Carolina rebounding leaderboard with 6.0 rebounds per game. He also racks up 15.0 points and tacks on 2.0 assists per game.
  • Matt Halvorsen knocks down 3.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Catamounts.
  • Western Carolina’s leader in steals is Faulkner with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Cork with 1.8 per game.
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