Jacksonville vs. Gardner-Webb - 11/26/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs (2-4) at Jacksonville Dolphins (2-3)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm (Nutter Center)
The Line: Jacksonville Dolphins +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Over at Nutter Center on Sunday, the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs will be matching up with the Jacksonville Dolphins in college basketball action.
Gardner-Webb comes into this game with a 2-5 record overall. The Bulldogs have beaten Warren Wilson and Brevard College, but otherwise have lost to Miami, Florida, UCF, Wright State and then Fairfield on Saturday.
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In that Fairfield game, David Efianayi and DJ Laster each scored 14 points for Gardner-Webb, and combined for six rebounds and two assists. Liam O’Reilly was also in double-figures for the Bulldogs in that one with 11 points, six rebounds and six assists.
Over on the Jacksonville side, they’re currently 2-4 on the season. The Dolphins have beaten Webber International and Fairfield but otherwise lost to UAB, Georgetown, North Carolina A&T and Wright State.
In that Wright State game on Saturday, Jace Hogan was the lone starter in double-figures for Jacksonville with 10 points, one rebound and one assist. Tanner Rubio put up 10 points and a steal off the bench for the Dolphins.
Gardner-Webb is 6-1 ATS in their last seven neutral-site games and 1-4 ATS in their last five non-conference games. The over is 8-3-3 in the Bulldogs’ last 14 neutral-site games and 18-7-2 in their last 27 overall.
Meanwhile, the Dolphins are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games and 2-6 ATS in their last eight games overall. The over is 4-1 in Jacksonville’s last five non-conference games and 5-2 in their last seven neutral-site games.
Gardner-Webb stumbled out of the gate in the Fairfield game, getting outscored 44-29 in the first half, which was simply too big of a deficit to make up in the second. The Bulldogs’ last two losses have come by 20 and 11 points, respectively, and they’re just not playing very consistently right now. The thing is, Jacksonville looked even worse against Wright State, scoring just 16 points in the second half. I’m going to stick with Gardner-Webb here.