High Point vs. UNC Asheville - 3/5/16 Big South Semifinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Asheville Bulldogs at High Point Panthers (20-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Pope Center)
The Line: High Point Panthers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The High Point Panthers and UNC Asheville Bulldogs meet Saturday in the Big South semifinal.
The High Point Panthers look to add to their impressive seven-game winning streak. The High Point Panthers are averaging 77.9 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 44.8 percent shooting. John Brown is averaging 19.6 points and 7.1 rebounds while Adam Weary is averaging 12.9 points and 3.2 assists. Lorenzo Cugini is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Lindauer is dishing 1.8 assists. The High Point Panthers are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Panthers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The High Point Panthers have won three of their last four neutral site games.
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The UNC Asheville Bulldogs look for a win after winning seven of their last 11 games. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs are averaging 75.5 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Dylan Smith is averaging 13.5 points and 1.7 assists while Kevin Vannatta is averaging 11.8 points and 4.3 rebounds. Dwayne Sutton is grabbing 7.4 rebounds and Sam Hughes is dishing 1.1 assists. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs have won three of their last four neutral site games.
There's no line at the time this article was posted, but I like High Point to get the job done here. The Panthers are simply on a roll right now and already has a win over the Bulldogs this season. Look for the Panthers to get one step closer to an NCAA tournament bid.