Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Betting Matchup Report
Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Paul Porter Arena Wednesday as host Gardner-Webb looks to handle the Charleston Southern Buccaneers in NCAA hoops action.
Supporters of the Buccaneers have watched them go 16-10 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 18-11 and 4-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 0-2, while the Buccaneers have a 0-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 132-rated Bulldogs and the No. 64-ranked Buccaneers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 75-72 result in favor of the Buccaneers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Buccaneers rank No. 19 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.3 per game. That compares with Gardner-Webb’s No. 125 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Gardner-Webb is college basketball's No. 265-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Buccaneers rate No. 3 with 9.2 per game.
Defensively, Charleston Southern features the nation's No. 105-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. Gardner-Webb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 214 nationally in scoring at home.
Charleston Southern was a 61-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Rider. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Arlon Harper scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Buccaneers to a win (they lost 61-54 to Rider at Alumni Gymnasium on Saturday).
In their last action, Gardner-Webb was a 55-52 winner on the road against College of Charleston. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. Gardner-Webb earned a 55-52 victory over College of Charleston on Saturday, getting 14 points from Kevin Hartley at TD Arena.
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