Gardner-Webb South Carolina State Betting Preview
South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
The visiting Bulldogs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Paul Porter Arena against the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs.
This season, the Bulldogs are 5-6 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Bulldogs are 4-5 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Gardner-Webb boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and South Carolina State is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 236 and the Bulldogs at No. 241 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-62 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Gardner-Webb's No. 149-rated squad against South Carolina State's No. 67-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Gardner-Webb rates No. 133 in the country with 6.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 239 nationally with 5.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Carolina State owns the country's No. 322-rated mark, allowing 83.4 points per game on the highway. Gardner-Webb, on the other hand, rates No. 154 in scoring at home.
South Carolina State was an 82-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Norfolk State. Brandon Riley scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 82-67 to Norfolk State at Echols Hall on Monday).
Gardner-Webb was an 87-57 winner in its last match at home against Alice Llyod. The battle between the Bulldogs and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alice Llyod was handed an 87-57 defeat on Tuesday at Paul Porter Arena.
South Carolina State at Pittsburgh, Saturday, December 17
Gardner-Webb at Wake Forest, Sunday, December 18