NCAA hoops odds preview - Gardner-Webb vs. High Point
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs High Point Panthers Odds
High Point will look to improve on its 6-8 record on Saturday when they host Gardner-Webb in NCAA basketball odds action at Millis Center.
The Panthers currently sports a 6-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Bulldogs are 9-7 and 3-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Panthers produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 0-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 114 (Panthers) and the No. 89 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-71 result in favor of the Bulldogs has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature High Point's No. 38-rated squad against Gardner-Webb's No. 108-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, High Point rates No. 323 in the country with 4.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 266 nationally with 5.2 per match.
Defensively, Gardner-Webb features the nation's No. 127-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. High Point, meanwhile, comes in at No. 70 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Gardner-Webb was a 78-71 winner at home against UNC Asheville. Gardner-Webb earned a 78-71 victory over UNC Asheville on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Tashan Newsome at Paul Porter Arena.
High Point was a 59-54 loser in its last match on the road against Radford. John Brown scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 59-54 to Radford at Dedmon Center on Wednesday).
Gardner-Webb home to Coastal Carolina, Wednesday, January 16
High Point home to Liberty, Wednesday, January 16