Betting on today’s Runnin’ Bulldogs and Lancers game? Catch the action at Joan Perry Brock Center in Farmville, VA, as the Lancers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 142 points, and Longwood is favored by -6 to win at home against Gardner-Webb.


The Pick: Longwood Lancers -6

This game will be played at Joan Perry Brock Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Lancers.
  • Not only will Longwood pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can The Runnin’ Bulldogs Secure a Road Victory?

After winning their last game against Winthrop by a score of 79-74, the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs are now 8-12 on the season and have won three straight games. In Big South action, they have gone 3-2 compared to a 5-10 non-conference record.

So far this season, Gardner-Webb has been an underdog in 11 of their 20 games, going 2-9 in those contests. On the road, the team is just 2-9, and their average scoring margin away from home is -7.9. Their record over the last 10 road games is 2-8, and they have gone 1-2 in their last three.

As the underdog this season, Gardner-Webb has gone 7-4 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-5 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Gardner-Webb games is 12-5, and today’s line of 142 is right in line with the average OU line in their games (142.8). So far, the average scoring total in their games is 147.5, which is 4.7 points higher than the average OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 143 points.

Gardner-Webb finished with 79 points in their game against Winthrop. This total surpasses their season-average of 73.9 points per game. One area that the Gardner-Webb offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 115th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 42%.

The Runnin’ Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 194th nationally, allowing an average of 73.4 points per contest. Against Winthrop in their most recent game, the Gardner-Webb defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Winthrop to hit 49% of their shots.

Will Longwood Find a Way to Win at Home?

Longwood is 7-1 at home this season, and they have gone 9-1 in their last 10 games at home. On the year, they have an average scoring margin of +10.0 points per game at home.

Longwood has been the favorite in 14 of their 21 games, going 11-3 in those matchups. They are 14-7 overall, including a 2-4 record in Big South games.

Longwood’s ATS record this season is currently at .500, as they are 9-9 vs. the spread. At home, the Lancers have gone 4-4 ATS. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Longwood has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Longwood’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-9 and today’s line of 142 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (139.8). So far, 13 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points.

The Lancers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 80 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.4 points per contest. The top scorer for the Lancers was Szymon Zapala with 17 points, while Walyn Napper also chipped in with 17 points.

In the current season, the Longwood defense has excelled, sitting 21st in the nation by allowing 63.9 points per game. In today’s game, the Longwood defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 70 points.