NCAA hoops odds preview - High Point vs. UNC Asheville
High Point Panthers vs UNC Asheville Bulldogs Odds
UNC Asheville will look to improve on its 10-10 record on Saturday when they host High Point in NCAA basketball odds action at Kimmel Arena.
This season, the Bulldogs are 10-10 overall and 2-2 ATS ATS, while the Panthers are 9-9 and 0-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, UNC Asheville boasts a 2-1 on the OU, and High Point is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs sit at No. 83 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Panthers sit at No. 139 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Panthers will win this game 76-73.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UNC Asheville's No. 78-ranked offense, averaging 72.2 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 203 at 67.3 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.
Defensively, High Point features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. UNC Asheville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 97 nationally in scoring at home.
High Point was a 96-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against VMI. The Panthers blew out VMI on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 96-69 win at Millis Center.
UNC Asheville was a 63-60 winner in its last match at home against Coastal Carolina. The Bulldogs got 16 points from Jeremy Atkinson as UNC Asheville ran past Coastal Carolina 63-60 on Wednesday at Kimmel Arena.
High Point home to Longwood, Wednesday, January 30
UNC Asheville home to Presbyterian, Wednesday, January 30