Liberty Flames take on Bulldogs in NCAA basketball test
Liberty Flames vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs will be trying to slam the Liberty Flames on Saturday when the teams tip off at Paul Porter Arena in college betting action.
The Bulldogs sit at 13-11 (3-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Flames are currently 8-16 (0-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Gardner-Webb is 0-1 OU, and Liberty is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 142 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Flames, who rate No. 206 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-63 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Gardner-Webb's No. 143-rated squad against Liberty's No. 148-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Gardner-Webb rates No. 262 in the country with 5.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 83 nationally with 7.1 per match.
Defensively, Liberty features the nation's No. 209-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Gardner-Webb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 212 nationally in scoring at home.
Liberty won its last outing, a 75-70 result against Radford on February 5. The Flames grabbed a 75-70 win over the Highlanders on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from John Caleb Sanders at Vines Center.
Gardner-Webb lost its last outing, a 57-54 result against Presbyterian on February 6. Gardner-Webb got 23 points from Tashan Newsome but lost anyway, 57-54, to Presbyterian on Wednesday at Furman Pinson Arena.
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Gardner-Webb at UNC Asheville, Wednesday, February 13