Wofford vs Western Carolina: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

A game after he scored 26 points in an 81-67 win over Citadel, Storm Murphy leads the Wofford Terriers (12-7) on the road against the Western Carolina Catamounts (9-12) on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The Terriers are favored by 4.5 points in the matchup, which tips at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 144 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Wofford Betting Information

  • The Terriers have compiled a 10-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Terriers are 3-4 against the spread this season when they are at least a 4.5-point favorite.
  • The Terriers and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 17 games this season (35.3%).
  • In their last game, the Terriers got a team-high 26 points from Murphy on the way to an 81-67 victory over Citadel on Wednesday. They were favored by 9.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 148 points to fall short of the 154.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wofford Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Storm Murphy 21 18.0 3.3 4.5 1.0 0.0 3.0
Tray Hollowell 21 11.2 3.8 2.1 0.8 0.1 2.5
Messiah Jones 17 9.4 5.3 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.1
Morgan Safford 20 9.1 4.6 1.2 1.1 0.2 1.4
Max Klesmit 16 8.8 2.9 1.1 1.3 0.0 1.4

Western Carolina Betting Information

  • Western Carolina holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times, not covering 14 times, and pushing one time.
  • The Catamounts only hold a 0-5 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 4.5-point underdog.
  • The Catamounts and their opponents have regularly not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 47.4% (9) of their 19 games played.
  • In their last game, the Catamounts got a team-high 19 points from Cory Hightower in an 89-81 loss to Chattanooga on Wednesday. They failed to covered the spread as 7-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 170 points to go over the 142.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Western Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mason Faulkner 19 16.0 5.6 4.5 1.2 0.1 1.4
Cory Hightower 14 13.8 6.6 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.6
Xavier Cork 22 13.7 5.8 1.8 0.5 1.6 0.0
Matt Halvorsen 22 12.9 2.6 1.1 0.5 0.0 3.2
Travion McCray 13 9.0 3.3 2.5 1.2 0.1 1.1

Total Facts

  • Wofford and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 144 total in nine out of 19 games (47.4%) this year.
  • In 17 out of Western Carolina’s 21 games this season (81%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The point total for the matchup of 144 is 5.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Terriers (73.7 points per game) and the Catamounts (76 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 145 points per game, one more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Terriers games is 3.6 points fewer than the over/under of 144 points in this matchup.
  • Catamounts games have a total points bet of 154.4 points this season, 10.4 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 Wofford Wofford -7.5 146.5 -345 +271 Regular Season 91-78 WOFFRD
2/15/2020 Wofford Wofford -5.5 150 -246 +193 Regular Season 80-74 W CAR
1/25/2020 N/A Western Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-72 W CAR
2/9/2019 N/A Wofford N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-56 WOFFRD
12/29/2018 N/A Western Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-54 WOFFRD

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