UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs in college hoops odds
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs UNC Asheville Bulldogs Odds
Kimmel Arena will host UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. Gardner-Webb Bulldogs action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 14-11 and 3-0 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 15-10 and 3-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 3-1, while the Bulldogs have a 0-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 97 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 160 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-71 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UNC Asheville's No. 58 nationally ranked offense (73 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 50 at 61 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 45.6% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).
Defensively, Gardner-Webb features the nation's No. 79-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.2 points per game. UNC Asheville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.
Gardner-Webb was a 71-68 winner in its last match at home against Liberty. Tashan Newsome went off for 26 points and added 6 rebounds, leading Gardner-Webb over Liberty, 71-68, on Saturday at Paul Porter Arena.
UNC Asheville was a 90-79 winner in their most recent outing on the road against VMI. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Jeremy Atkinson scored 24 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading UNC Asheville over VMI, 90-79, on Friday at Cameron Hall.
Gardner-Webb at Coastal Carolina, Saturday, February 16
UNC Asheville home to Charleston Southern, Saturday, February 16