|Game||South Carolina State Bulldogs vs UNC Ashville Bulldogs|
|Date & Time||Wednesday December 11, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
S-H-M Memorial Center Orangeburg, SC
UNCA -6.5 O/U 151.5
The UNC Ashville Bulldogs are set to visit S-H-M Memorial Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina for a non-conference clash against the South Carolina State Bulldogs. The UNC Ashville Bulldogs come into this matchup with a 4-3 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the West Carolina Catamounts, 78-77. Leading the way for the UNC Ashville Bulldogs was sophomore guard Devon Baker as he recorded 18 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals. Joining Baker in the backcourt was sophomore guard Lavar Batts Jr. who had a productive outing for the Bulldogs with 17 points and 4 rebounds.
The UNC Ashville Bulldogs had a good shooting game against the West Carolina Catamounts as they connected on 31 of their 63 field goal attempts (49.2%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (29.2%). The UNC Ashville Bulldogs won the turnover battle against the West Carolina Catamounts (21-15), but they were edged out by the Catamounts in the rebounding department (38-27).
The South Carolina State Bulldogs come into this matchup with a 3-5 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Presbyterian Blue Hose, 80-68. Leading the way for the South Carolina Bulldogs was senior forward Damani Applewhite as he recorded 20 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists. Senior forward Tashombe Riley had a productive outing off the bench for the Bulldogs as he pitched in 20 points and 6 rebounds.
The South Carolina State Bulldogs had a solid shooting game against the Presbyterian Blue Hose as they connected on 28 of their 63 field goal attempts (44.4%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (33.3%). The South Carolina State Bulldogs won the turnover battle against the Presbyterian Blue Hose (16-9), but they were edged out by the Blue Hose in the rebounding department (38-37).
Recent Betting Trends
- Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
- Over is 5-1-1 in Bulldogs last 7 overall.
- Bulldogs are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog.
- Over is 6-1 in Bulldogs last 7 home games.
This is a story of two different teams as UNC Ashville is one of the top-scoring teams in the country (82.4 PPG) while South Carolina State is one of the worse defensive teams in the NCAA (80 PPG). UNC Ashville has a dangerous backcourt with Devon Baker (16 PPG) and Tajion Jones (15.9 PPG), and South Carolina State won’t have much of an answer for the duo. South Carolina State is dependent on two guys, but they haven’t been explosive scorers by any means as they are only averaging 10 PPG. UNC Ashville is having a solid season, and they are the far superior team in this game. Final Score Prediction, UNC Ashville Bulldogs win and cover ATS 75-65.