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UNC Asheville vs Winthrop Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/8/23

Winthrop Eagles (11-14) vs. UNC Asheville Bulldogs (18-7)
February 8, 2023 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: UNC Asheville Bulldogs -4.5 / Winthrop Eagles +4.5; Over/Under: +147.5
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The Winthrop Eagles and UNC Asheville Bulldogs meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Kimmel Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Winthrop Eagles Betting Preview

The Winthrop Eagles are averaging 72.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Kelton Talford is averaging 15.5 points and 0.7 assists, while Cory Hightower is averaging 13.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. Sin’Cere McMahon is the third double-digit scorer and Toneari Lane is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Winthrop Eagles are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Winthrop Eagles are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.2 rebounds per game.

The UNC Asheville Bulldogs Betting Preview

The UNC Asheville Bulldogs are averaging 75.1 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.4 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Drew Pember is averaging 20.4 points and 9.6 rebounds, while Tajion Jones is averaging 14.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. Fletcher Abee is dishing 0.9 assists and Nicholas McMullen is grabbing 5 rebounds. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game.

The Eagles are 9-22 ATS in their last 31 road games and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulldogs are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 home games. The over is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 road games. The over is 4-0 in Bulldogs last 4 overall. The home team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Winthrop Eagles are 4-8 ATS on the road this season, where they lose by an average of 8.8 points. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs win at home by an average of 17.4 points, where they shoot 47.1 percent from the field. The line is reasonable. I’ll side with Asheville and the small chalk.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: UNC Asheville Bulldogs -4.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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