Howard Bison vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs will try to cover the spread at Moon Palace Resort on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Howard Bison in NCAA basketball action.
The game is being played at Moon Palace Resort, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Gardner-Webb will face the 0-3 Bison, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bison are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to go with the Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 6.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Bison was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs sit at No. 158 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bison sit at No. 268 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bulldogs will win this game 65-42.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Gardner-Webb's No. 127-rated squad against Howard's No. 330-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Gardner-Webb rates No. 273 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 324 nationally with 3.3 per match.
Defensively, Howard features the nation's No. 159-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Gardner-Webb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 214 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Howard, they were a 69-50 loser as they battled Wichita State on the road. Mike Phillips scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Bison to a win (they lost 69-50 to Wichita State at Charles Koch Arena on Saturday).
Gardner-Webb lost its last outing, a 65-56 result against Iowa on November 17. Onzie Branch scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 65-56 to Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday).
Howard home to Wilmington De, Sunday, November 25
Gardner-Webb at Illinois, Sunday, November 25