Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Wofford Terriers Prediction, 12/15/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Wofford Terriers
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Location: Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium in Spartanburg, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Coastal Carolina (+5)
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (4-0) go to Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the Wofford Terriers (2-2). Wofford opens this game as 5-point favorites. The total opens at 147.
Coastal Carolina comes into this game with a win-loss record of 4-0 for the season. They are turning it over 13.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 14.5 fouls per game. As a unit, Coastal Carolina is pulling down 45.8 boards per contest and is sitting with 92 dimes on the season, which is 53rd in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Chanticleers are shooting 47.2% on 3-pointers (42 of 89) and 67.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 102.8 pts per game (1st in the nation) while shooting 58.2% from the floor. On defense, the Chanticleers are able to force 19.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.8 fouls. They currently rank 82nd in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 42 relinquished so far this year. The Chanticleers defense is allowing a FG percentage of 37.8% (88 of 233) and they surrender 27.0 boards per game as a squad. They give up 27.3% on shots from distance and they are 34th in college hoops in points per game allowed (60.0).
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers played the Greensboro College Pride and notched a win by a score of 103-45 in their last contest. Coastal Carolina finished having earned a 52.5% field goal percentage (42 out of 80) and buried 12 out of their 34 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Chanticleers knocked down 7 of their 19 attempts for a rate of 36.8%. When discussing grabbing boards, they compiled 65 with 24 of them being offensive. They also recorded 27 dimes in this contest as well as earning 13 steals and 8 blocks. Concerning defense, Coastal Carolina allowed their opponent to shoot 52.5% from the field on 42 out of 80. Greensboro College recorded 6 assists and 10 steals in this matchup. Furthurmore, the Pride grabbed 26 rebounds (6 offensive, 20 defensive) and had 8 rejections. Greensboro College finished the contest at 50.0% at the charity stripe by converting 7 of their 14 attempts. They converted 4 of their 24 shots from three-point range.
DeVante' Jones is a player who was a contributor for this game. He recorded 25 points on 10 of 17 shooting. He played for 21 minutes and pulled down 8 boards. Jones finished 58.8% from the field and recorded 4 assists. Another guy that played big minutes in the game for the Chanticleers was Essam Mostafa. He grabbed 9 rebounds and had 2 dimes. He finished the game at 66.7% from the floor in this matchup via 6-of-9 (12 points). Overall, Mostafa played for 15 min.
Wofford has a record of 2-2 so far this season. On the offensive side of the court, the Terriers are connecting on 49.6% from the field, which has them ranked 75th in D-1. Wofford has accumulated 327 points for the campaign (81.8 per contest) and they average 44.3 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 15.3 times per contest (97th in the country) and they are turning it over 13.5 times per contest. The Terriers commit 14.5 fouls every game and they shoot 60.9% from the charity stripe. The Terriers on the defensive end are ranked 11th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 55.3. They have allowed 9.0 dimes and 25.5 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 26th and 4th in those categories on the defensive end. The Wofford defense allows 28.6% on shots from beyond the arc (24 of 84) and their opponents are making 64.6% of their free throw shots. They have forced 15.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 37.9% from the floor (46th in college hoops).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Wofford Terriers took a defeat with a final score of 58-56 against the USF Bulls. The Terriers recorded 24 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 31 for the game. They stuffed 3 attempts while getting 5 steals for this contest. The Bulls had 20 personal fouls for the contest which took the Terriers to the charity stripe for a total of 12 tries. They were able to make 6 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 50.0%. When discussing 3-point attempts, Wofford buried 10 of 39 tries (25.6%). When the final whistle blew, the Terriers shot 20 for 59 from the floor which gave them a rate of 33.9%. The Terriers permitted the Bulls to make 25 out of 59 tries from the field which left them shooting 42.4% in this game. They finished 23.5% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 4 out of 17 and ended up going 4 out of 10 from the charity stripe (40.0%). Concerning rebounds, Wofford permitted South Florida to snag 37 in total (10 on the offensive glass).
Tray Hollowell pitched in for the Terriers in this game. He made 8 of 21 for the contest giving him a rate of 38.1%, which got him 21 points. Hollowell pulled down 5 boards in his 39 mins and earned 3 dimes for this game. One more player who saw a lot of minutes for Wofford was Storm Murphy. He ended up scoring 17 points in his 39 minutes played by way of 6 out of 12 shooting for the game. Murphy ended the game having shot 50.0% from the floor while earning 6 dimes and 8 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Coastal Carolina (+5)
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