Virginia vs Gardner-Webb 3/22/19 - NCAA Tournament Picks & Predictions
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Virginia Cavaliers vs. Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
NCAAB: 3:10 PM EST
Mar. 18, 2019
Latest Odds : UVA -24.5 Total 131
The Cavaliers were able to play great all season and look like a team that could make it into the National Championship. However, the Virginia squad will have a great tune up game here as they are going to be playing against the Gardner-Webb squad, who was able to play decent, but will be sorely outmatched in this game here as the Cavaliers are playing some great basketball on the season so far.
Kyle Guy was able to lead the Cavaliers in scoring at 15.6 points a game on 47.2% shooting. The Cavaliers were able to rely on Ty Jerome to get 5.4 assist a game on the season. Braxton Key was able to lead the team in rebounding at 5.5 a game.
Gardner-Webb was able to play decent on the season, but the Bulldogs are a team that has been able to play their way into the tournament. The downside because of the conference the Bulldogs played in they are going to be facing a very strong Cavaliers team that was able to dominate almost all of the teams they have to face on the season.
Gardner-Webb was a surprise, but they were led by David Efianayi who has been able to put in a total of 18.4 points a game on the season. Jose Perez has been able to get a total of 3 assist a game. Perez on the season was able to pull down 5.8 boards a game on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Runnin' Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Atlantic Coast.
Cavaliers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
Over is 4-1 in Runnin' Bulldogs last 5 games following a ATS win.
Over is 5-1 in Cavaliers last 6 NCAA Tournament games.
Free Betting Pick: Virginia Cavaliers -24.5
The Cavaliers are coming into this game here as one of the best teams in the nation and they are facing Gardner-Webb who played their way in, but had very weak competition on the season. The Cavaliers will end up pulling down a win in this game here in a blowout. Final Score Prediction, Virginia Cavaliers win and cover ATS 88-58.