UNC Asheville Bulldogs at Auburn Tigers ATS Prediction

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The UNC Asheville Bulldogs (1-6) and the eighth-ranked Auburn Tigers (6-1) face off at Auburn Arena. The Bulldogs will try to put an end to their six-game losing streak. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, and can be seen on SEC Network.

UNC Asheville Bulldogs at Auburn Tigers ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Tigers had no trouble getting past the Saint Peter’s Peacocks, 99-49, while the Bulldogs lost to the UT Martin Skyhawks, 87-70.

Auburn played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 13.4 (worse than their season average of 13.2) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.580 (above their season average of 0.536). Saint Peter’s was 29.8 and 0.327, respectively, for those same stats. UNC Asheville, on the other hand, did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (5-6; 83.3 percent). Auburn rallied around Bryce Brown, who had 19 points and five assists. Coty Jude played well for UNC Asheville, putting up 21 points.

Auburn should have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Tigers rank 30th in offensive efficiency, while the Bulldogs rank 227th in defensive efficiency. Also, the Bulldogs rank 321st in turnover percentage (21.0 percent), while the Tigers rank 26th in opponents’ turnover percentage (22.1 percent).

UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. Auburn Tigers Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Auburn, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Auburn ranks 33rd in rebounds per game (38.8) while UNC Asheville ranks 264th (33.8).
  • The Tigers rank 91st in assists per game (14.6) while the Bulldogs rank 242nd in assists allowed per game (14.5).
  • Auburn ranks 12th in blocks per game (5.3) while UNC Asheville ranks 144th (3.4).
  • The Tigers average 7.8 steals per game, which ranks 24th in the NCAA. The Bulldogs rank 223rd in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • Auburn ranks 16th in three pointers attempted per game (27.7) while UNC Asheville ranks 209th (20.9).