Gardner-Webb @ UNC-Asheville
Current Records: Gardner-Webb 15-12; UNC-Asheville 21-7
What to Know
The UNC-Asheville Bulldogs will be returning home after a two-game road trip. UNC-Asheville and the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs will face off in a Big South battle at 3 p.m. ET Saturday at Kimmel Arena. UNC-Asheville is out to keep their 11-game home win streak alive.
The Radford Highlanders typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday UNC-Asheville proved too difficult a challenge. UNC-Asheville took their matchup against the Highlanders 63-54.
Meanwhile, Gardner-Webb came up short against the Winthrop Eagles on Wednesday, falling 86-78.
Barring any buzzer beaters, UNC-Asheville is expected to win a tight contest. They have been good against the spread at home while Gardner-Webb has been good against the spread on the road, so something will have to give.
UNC-Asheville is now 21-7 while Gardner-Webb sits at 15-12. Two stats to keep an eye on: UNC-Asheville comes into the game boasting the 33rd highest field goal percentage in college basketball at 47.70%. But Gardner-Webb have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 40.50%, which places them 31st in college basketball. We'll see which of these strengths -- offense or defense -- will win out.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Kimmel Arena -- Asheville, North Carolina
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Bulldogs are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Gardner-Webb have won nine out of their last 14 games against UNC-Asheville.
- Jan 14, 2023 - UNC-Asheville 72 vs. Gardner-Webb 67
- Feb 23, 2022 - Gardner-Webb 60 vs. UNC-Asheville 59
- Jan 27, 2022 - Gardner-Webb 61 vs. UNC-Asheville 55
- Jan 20, 2021 - Gardner-Webb 84 vs. UNC-Asheville 57
- Jan 19, 2021 - UNC-Asheville 79 vs. Gardner-Webb 75
- Mar 05, 2020 - Gardner-Webb 72 vs. UNC-Asheville 62
- Jan 30, 2020 - Gardner-Webb 70 vs. UNC-Asheville 56
- Feb 21, 2019 - Gardner-Webb 65 vs. UNC-Asheville 55
- Feb 02, 2019 - Gardner-Webb 82 vs. UNC-Asheville 81
- Feb 24, 2018 - Gardner-Webb 72 vs. UNC-Asheville 61
- Jan 24, 2018 - UNC-Asheville 65 vs. Gardner-Webb 60
- Feb 23, 2017 - Gardner-Webb 81 vs. UNC-Asheville 76
- Dec 31, 2016 - UNC-Asheville 90 vs. Gardner-Webb 85
- Jan 16, 2016 - UNC-Asheville 75 vs. Gardner-Webb 69