Betting on today’s Runnin’ Bulldogs and Bulldogs game? Catch the action at Kimmel Arena in Asheville, NC, as the Bulldogs hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 154 points, and UNC Asheville is favored by -4.5 to win at home against Gardner-Webb.

GARDNER-WEBB RUNNIN’ BULLDOGS VS UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNC Asheville Bulldogs -4.5

This game will be played at Kimmel Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will UNC Asheville pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Gardner-Webb Grab a Win on the Road?

Coming off a 90-74 loss to Radford, Gardner-Webb enters today’s game with a 13-15 record, including an 8-5 mark in Big South action. As the underdog, the Runnin’ Bulldogs are 3-10 this season.

On the road, Gardner-Webb has gone 5-10 this season, and they come into today’s game with a two-game winning streak away from home. Over their last 10 road games, the Runnin’ Bulldogs have gone 4-6.

As the underdog, Gardner-Webb has an ATS record of 8-5 this season and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. Their overall ATS mark for the year is 14-11.

Today’s over/under line of 154 is higher than the average over/under line in Gardner-Webb’s games this season (143.9). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 154 points.

The Gardner-Webb offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against Radford. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.5% and connected on 9 threes. Caleb Robinson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.6. Meanwhile, DQ Nicholas also brings a PPG average of 12.3 into the game.

The Runnin’ Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 213rd nationally, allowing an average of 73.6 points per contest. In today’s game vs. UNC Asheville, the Gardner-Webb defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Gardner-Webb made 15 free-throws vs. the Runnin’ Bulldogs.

Can the Bulldogs Please their Home Crowd?

UNC Asheville will look to get back on track after a loss to Longwood as they host Gardner-Webb. The Bulldogs are favored by 4.5 points, and they have gone 13-1 as the favorite this season.

So far, UNC Asheville has gone 9-3 at home this season, and they have won their last nine games at home. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 9-1.

UNC Asheville has an ATS record of 13-13 this season, including a mark of 7-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulldogs have gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for UNC Asheville games is 15-11, and today’s line of 154 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points, which is lower than today’s line.

The UNC Asheville offense is coming off a game in which they scored 75 points vs. Longwood. Overall their field goal percentage was 51.9% while connecting on 8 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Josh Banks with 23 points. Drew Pember also added 17 points for the Bulldogs.

Coming into today’s game, the UNC Asheville defense is giving up an average of 73.6 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, UNC Asheville’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 28.4% this season.