The Wofford Terriers (0-3) are off to a slow start and will try to pick up their first win when they go head-to-head with the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (4-2) at HTC Center. Coastal Carolina is a 7.5-point favorite on the opening line, while the games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 145 points. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Wofford Terriers vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ATS Preview
The Terriers were blown out by the UNC Asheville Bulldogs in their last contest, 85-65. Nathan Hoover put together a solid game for Wofford, putting up 18 points. UNC Asheville had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (21.4 vs. 12.9). Wofford, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the free throw line (11-15; 73.3 percent).
In the Chanticleers last game, they thoroughly outplayed the St. Andrews Presbyterian Knights, 70-34. With 12 points on 4-for-10 shooting, Demario Beck was the games high scorer. Coastal Carolina dominated every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.212 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.5 (above their season average of 31.7). For those same stats, St. Andrews Presbyterian put up marks of 0.048 and 15.4, respectively.
Coastal Carolina could struggle to create turnovers. Since the 2016-17 season, Wofford ranks 138th in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 18.3 percent), while Coastal Carolina has forced the 50th-fewest turnovers (17.1 percent).
Since last season, the Terriers have had records of 16-20 straight up (SU) and 20-13 against the spread (ATS). Wofford games have had a tendency to go over the projected point total since last season (57.6 percent).
The Chanticleers, meanwhile, have records of 20-19 SU and 19-18 ATS since last season. Coastal Carolina’s games have had a tendency to go over the projected point total over that same time frame (56.8 percent).
The Terriers won the lone contest against the Chanticleers last season, 75-74. Wofford had a much better turnover percentage (14.1 vs. 19.4). Coastal Carolina, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.204 vs. 0.107).
Wofford Terriers at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Wofford, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Chanticleers rank 188th in blocks per game (3.0) while the Terriers rank 283rd (2.1).
- Coastal Carolina averages 6.0 steals per game, which ranks 171st in the nation. Wofford ranks 193rd in steals allowed per game (6.6).
- Coastal Carolina ranks seventh in rebounds per game (40.8) while Wofford ranks 303rd (32.7).
- The Terriers rank 44th in three pointers allowed per game (18.9) while the Chanticleers rank 313th (28.0).
- Wofford ranks 24th in assists per game (16.3) while Coastal Carolina ranks 228th (12.3).