UNC Asheville Bulldogs visit Winthrop Eagles in college basketball clash
UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs Winthrop Eagles Odds
The Winthrop Eagles will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the UNC Asheville Bulldogs at Winthrop Coliseum in NCAA basketball action.
Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 16-14 and 3-3 ATS on the year, while the Eagles are at 12-16 and 2-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 0-2, while the Bulldogs have a 4-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Eagles, most recently No. 196 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 112 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-64 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Winthrop's No. 273-rated squad against UNC Asheville's No. 113-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Winthrop rates No. 180 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 286 nationally with 5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNC Asheville owns the country's No. 267-rated mark, allowing 73.6 points per game on the highway. Winthrop, on the other hand, rates No. 308 in scoring at home.
In their last action, UNC Asheville was a 74-62 winner at home against Presbyterian. Keith Hornsby scored 16 points leading the Bulldogs to a 74-62 victory over Presbyterian at Kimmel Arena on Wednesday.
In their last action, Winthrop was a 73-54 loser on the road against Coastal Carolina. The Eagles got 16 points from Joab Jerome, but it was Coastal Carolina that prevailed in a 73-54 final on Wednesday at Kimbel Arena.