Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Paladins versus the Spartans? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 151.5 points, and the Spartans are favored to win at home against the Paladins.


The Pick: UNCG Spartans -2.5

This game will be played at Greensboro Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Not only will UNCG pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will Furman Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

So far this season, Furman has a record of 6-7. In their previous ten road games, including last year, Furman went 3-7. As of today's game, Furman has a 4-6 record against the spread this season. This includes going 2-3 on the road and 2-3 at home.

After 13 games, Furman has an over/under record of 7-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 168 points per game so far. The Paladins have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 171 points per game.

The Furman offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. Presbyterian. Overall their field goal percentage was 45% while connecting on 5 threes. JP Pegues is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.4 as they approach today's matchup. In addition, Marcus Foster brings a PPG average of 19.8 into the game.

Coming into today's game, the Furman defense is giving up an average of 80.2 points per contest. So far, the Furman defense is giving up an average of 7.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14.3 times per game (685th).

Do the Spartans Have a Shot at a Home Win?

The Spartans enter today's game with a 9-4 record, having lost their most recent game to Texas (72-37). In their previous ten home games, UNCG has a 9-1 record, including last season. UNCG's ATS performance shows that they currently have a record of 3-8. Breaking it down further, the Spartans are 3-4 ATS on the road and 0-4 ATS at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through 13 games, UNCG has an over/under record of 7-4-0, with their games averaging 145.1 points per game on average. Looking at the Spartans' last three games, their over/under record is 0-2 with their games averaging 145 points per game.

In their most recent game, the UNCG offense put up just 37 points vs. the Texas Longhorns. Overall, they are now averaging 78.5 points per game which is 105th in the country. Offensively, the Spartans hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 145th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 65th in terms of percentage and 23rd in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Spartans' defense is positioned 121st in the country, permitting 70.1 points per game. UNCG's three-point defense is currently 144th in the country at 7.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 35.3% of their shots vs. UNCG.