Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (1-3) at Florida State Seminoles (4-1)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Donald L. Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -18 -- Over/Under: 143 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs and Florida State Seminoles meet Monday in college basketball action at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs need a win after a slow 1-3 start to the season. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are averaging 70.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Jaheam Cornwall is averaging 14.5 points and 3.3 assists while Lance Terry is averaging 11 points and 2.5 rebounds. Jacob Flako is the third double-digit scorer and D’Maurian Williams is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are shooting 40.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free throw line. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
The Florida State Seminoles need win here to build on their 4-1 record. The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 77.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42.1 percent shooting. M.J. Walker is averaging 17.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Scottie Barnes is averaging 11.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. Anthony Polite is the third double-digit scorer and Blasa Koprivica is grabbing five rebounds. The Florida State Seminoles are shooting 41 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. The Florida State Seminoles are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The Runnin' Bulldogs are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Seminoles are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Runnin' Bulldogs last 7 overall. The over is 7-2-1 in Seminoles last 10 home games.
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs haven't had the easiest schedule in the world, but they've been decent defensively through four games and took a good WKU team down to the wire. The Florida State Seminoles are coming off a loss to UCF, and this could be a lookahead spot with Clemson and Duke on deck. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs have covered nine of their last 13 games and this is the biggest game on their schedule with it coming against a ranked team. The Bulldogs will be up for it. Give me the points.