UNC Asheville vs Gardner-Webb Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big South Tournament

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UNC Asheville vs Gardner-Webb Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big South Tournament

The No. 2 seed UNC Asheville Bulldogs (21-11, 12-4 Big South) will play the No. 3 seed Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (17-15, 11-5 Big South) in the Big South tournament Saturday at Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, beginning at 2:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

UNC Asheville vs. Gardner-Webb Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: High Point, North Carolina
  • Arena: Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena

UNC Asheville vs. Gardner-Webb Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: UNC Asheville win (70.8%)

Here's a look at some betting trends and insights for UNC Asheville (-3.5) versus Gardner-Webb on Saturday. The over/under has been set at 145.5 points for this game.

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UNC Asheville vs. Gardner-Webb: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • UNC Asheville has won 15 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • Gardner-Webb has put together a 17-12-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • When the spread is set as 3.5 or more this season, UNC Asheville (6-8) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (42.9%) than Gardner-Webb (10-5) does as the underdog (66.7%).
  • The Bulldogs have done a better job covering the spread in home games (7-4-0) than they have in road affairs (6-6-0).
  • This year, the Runnin' Bulldogs are 5-5-0 at home against the spread (.500 winning percentage). On the road, they are 10-4-0 ATS (.714).
  • UNC Asheville has 10 wins against the spread in 17 conference games this season.
  • Gardner-Webb has 10 wins against the spread in 17 Big South games this season.

UNC Asheville vs. Gardner-Webb: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UNC Asheville has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 15 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (86.7%) in those games.
  • The Bulldogs have a win-loss record of 11-2 when favored by -166 or better by oddsmakers this year.
  • Gardner-Webb has won five of the 14 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (35.7%).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +138 or longer, the Runnin' Bulldogs have gone 5-9 (35.7%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies UNC Asheville has a 62.4% chance of walking away with the win.

UNC Asheville vs. Gardner-Webb Head-to-Head Comparison

  • UNC Asheville outscores opponents by 6.6 points per game (scoring 79.4 per game to rank 53rd in college basketball while giving up 72.8 per contest to rank 205th in college basketball) and has a +212 scoring differential overall.
  • Drew Pember ranks 26th in the country with a team-leading 20.5 points per game.
  • Gardner-Webb scores 73.6 points per game (179th in college basketball) and gives up 72.8 (205th in college basketball) for a +23 scoring differential overall.
  • Julien Soumaoro is ranked 546th in college basketball with a team-high 12.9 points per game.
  • The Bulldogs are 189th in college basketball at 35.1 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 35.2 their opponents average.
  • Pember is 84th in college basketball play with 8.1 rebounds per game to lead the Bulldogs.
  • The Runnin' Bulldogs win the rebound battle by 1.4 boards on average. They record 37.8 rebounds per game, 65th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 36.4.
  • Caleb Robinson averages 6.7 rebounds per game (214th in college basketball) to lead the Runnin' Bulldogs.
  • UNC Asheville ranks 72nd in college basketball with 100.0 points scored per 100 possessions, and 151st in college basketball defensively with 91.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Runnin' Bulldogs' 93.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 223rd in college basketball, and the 92.4 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 170th in college basketball.

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