Longwood Lancers vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
Gardner-Webb will look to improve on its 12-10 record on Saturday when they host Longwood in NCAA basketball odds action at Paul Porter Arena.
This season, the Bulldogs are 12-10 overall and 3-0 ATS ATS, while the Lancers are 3-19 and 2-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Gardner-Webb boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Longwood is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 144-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 334-rated Lancers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-52 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Gardner-Webb's No. 229 nationally ranked offense (65.5 points per game) against a Lancers defense that sits as the No. 348 at 82.1 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 42.3% from the field, less than the Lancers have managed so far this season (42.8% on average).
Defensively, Longwood features the nation's No. 349-rated defense on the road, allowing 86.4 points per game. Gardner-Webb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 234 nationally in scoring at home.
Longwood lost its last outing, an 88-60 result against High Point on January 30. Longwood was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by High Point and falling by an 88-60 score at Millis Center.
Last time out for Gardner-Webb, they were a 74-73 winner as they battled Charleston Southern on the road. The Bulldogs got a 22-point performance from Tashan Newsome, who added 10 rebounds, as Gardner-Webb ran past Charleston Southern 74-73 on Wednesday at CSU Field House.
Longwood home to VMI, Wednesday, February 6
Gardner-Webb at Presbyterian, Wednesday, February 6