UNC Asheville vs. South Carolina Upstate Big South Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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UNC Asheville vs. South Carolina Upstate Big South Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 1 seed UNC Asheville Bulldogs (25-7, 16-2 Big South) are 7-point favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 4 seed South Carolina Upstate Spartans (16-14, 10-8 Big South) in the Big South Tournament Saturday at Bojangles’ Coliseum, beginning at 12:00 PM on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 139.5 points.

UNC Asheville vs. South Carolina Upstate Odds

  • UNC Asheville odds to win: -308
  • South Carolina Upstate odds to win: +247
  • Spread: UNC Asheville (-7)
  • Total: 139.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Venue: Bojangles’ Coliseum

Who Will Win UNC Asheville vs. South Carolina Upstate?

UNC Asheville and South Carolina Upstate Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season it was favored by 7 points or more, UNC Asheville has a 4-4 record against the spread.

South Carolina Upstate has a 5-6 record against the spread when an underdog by 7 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 4.9 more points per game, 144.4, than this game’s total of 139.5 points.

UNC Asheville and South Carolina Upstate have seen their opponents average a combined 1.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 139.5 set in this game.

The average total UNC Asheville has had in its games this season is 4.4 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average point total for the Spartans this year is 0.6 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

The Bulldogs have gone 17-13-0 ATS this season.

So far this year, the Spartans have compiled a 15-12-1 record against the spread.

UNC Asheville Stats & Insights

UNC Asheville is outscoring opponents by 6.6 points per game with a +211 scoring differential overall. It puts up 75.3 points per game (102nd in college basketball) and gives up 68.7 per contest (134th in college basketball).

The 32.0 rebounds per game UNC Asheville averages rank 164th in college basketball, and are 1.2 more than the 30.8 its opponents pull down per outing.

The Bulldogs hit 1.8 more threes per game than the opposition, 7.9 (118th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 6.1.

UNC Asheville’s 96.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 117th in college basketball, and the 87.7 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 78th in college basketball.

At home, the Bulldogs are putting up 7.7 more points per game (79.6) than they are on the road (71.9).

South Carolina Upstate Stats & Insights

South Carolina Upstate puts up 69.1 points per game (251st in college basketball) while giving up 69.7 per outing (170th in college basketball). It has a -18 scoring differential.

South Carolina Upstate loses the rebound battle by 3.4 boards on average. It records 28.9 rebounds per game, 314th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 32.3.

South Carolina Upstate knocks down 6.6 three-pointers per game (264th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.5. It shoots 34.4% from deep, and its opponents shoot 33.3%.

South Carolina Upstate ranks 256th in college basketball with 90.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 188th defensively with 91.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, the Spartans average 74.8 points per game. Away, they score 64.0.

UNC Asheville Key Players to Watch

The Bulldogs leader in points and rebounds is Drew Pember, who scores 20.6 points and grabs 9.4 boards per game.

UNC Asheville’s best passer is Caleb Burgess, who averages 4.4 assists per game to go with his 5.4 PPG scoring average.

The Bulldogs get the most three-point shooting production out of Tajion Jones, who makes 2.9 threes per game.

The UNC Asheville steals leader is Trent Stephney, who averages 1.1 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Pember, who compiles 2.3 rejections per contest.

South Carolina Upstate Key Players to Watch

Trae Broadnax leads the Spartans in both rebounds and assists with 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game.

South Carolina Upstate’s Jordan Gainey scores 15.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.

Gainey is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Spartans, hitting 2.2 threes per game.

Gainey (2.0 steals per game) is the steal leader for South Carolina Upstate while Khydarius Smith (1.1 blocks per game) is the block leader.

UNC Asheville vs. South Carolina Upstate Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    South Carolina Upstate (+7)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (139.5)

  • Prediction:
    UNC Asheville 73, South Carolina Upstate 68
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