The Lancers and Bulldogs are set to face off at 12:00 ET on ESPN2. The Bulldogs will host the game at Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena in High Point, NC. This Big South conference matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points, and UNC Asheville is favored to win by -1.5 at home vs. Longwood.

LONGWOOD LANCERS VS UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNC Asheville Bulldogs -1.5

This game will be played at Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena at 12:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

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 -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Longwood?

Longwood is 20-13 this season, including a 7-10 mark in Big South action. They have won two straight games, including a 69-56 victory over Winthrop.

On the road, the Lancers are 6-10 this season, and their average scoring margin is +1.2. Overall, they have been the underdog in eight games, going 1-7.

As the underdog this season, Longwood has gone 4-4 vs. the spread. On the road, they have an ATS mark of 8-8 and have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Lancers have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

Longwood’s over/under record this season is 15-14 and today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (141.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points and their OU record during their last 10 games is 6-4.

Against Winthrop, the Longwood had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 75.3 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 39.7% in the game. The top scorer for the Lancers was Walyn Napper with 20 points, while Emanuel Richards also added 11 to the scoreboard.

At this time, the Lancers’ defense is positioned 78th in the country, permitting 68.4 points per game. Longwood’s three-point defense is currently 114th in the country at 6.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.3% of their shots vs. Longwood.

Is a Home Win Possible for UNC Asheville?

UNC Asheville enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 17 of their 33 games this season, going 15-2 in those games. At home, the Bulldogs are 10-4 this season, and they have gone 9-1 in their last 10 games at home.

Coming into this game, UNC Asheville has won two straight games, and they are 22-11 overall this season. In their last game, they defeated Charleston Southern by a score of 60-55.

As the favorite this season, UNC Asheville is 9-8 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulldogs are 6-4 vs. the spread. At home this season, UNC Asheville has an ATS record of 7-7.

UNC Asheville games have an over/under record of 16-13 this season, and today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (149.4). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 134 points.

In their recent matchup, the UNC Asheville offense ended with 60 points against Charleston Southern. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 36.7% and made 7 threes. One area that the UNC Asheville offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 12th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 46%.

The Bulldogs’ defense is presently ranked 194th nationally, allowing an average of 72.7 points per contest. UNC Asheville will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Charleston Southern to just 36% shooting in their most recent game.