UNC Asheville Bulldogs home to Presbyterian Blue Hose in NCAA Basketball betting action
Presbyterian Blue Hose vs UNC Asheville Bulldogs Odds
The UNC Asheville Bulldogs will be trying to slam the Presbyterian Blue Hose on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Kimmel Arena in college betting action.
The Bulldogs are 15-14 so far on the season, and 3-3 ATS vs. the number. The Blue Hose, meanwhile, are 8-21 and 0-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UNC Asheville go 4-1 and the Blue Hose go 0-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 112 and the Blue Hose sitting at No. 338. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 71-60 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNC Asheville has the nation's No. 72-rated offensive output, at 72 PPG. The visiting Blue Hose defense ranks No. 251 allowing on average 69.6 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 45.4% so far, more than the Blue Hose marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Defensively, Presbyterian features the nation's No. 297-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.1 points per game. UNC Asheville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 146 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Presbyterian was a 68-65 winner at home against The Citadel. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites. Khalid Mutakabbir went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Presbyterian over The Citadel, 68-65, on Saturday at Furman Pinson Arena.
UNC Asheville was a 71-69 loser in their most recent outing at home against Jacksonville State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. UNC Asheville got 29 points from Jeremy Atkinson on the way to a 71-69 loss against Jacksonville State on Saturday at Kimmel Arena.
Presbyterian at Gardner-Webb, Saturday, March 2
UNC Asheville at Winthrop, Saturday, March 2