Gardner-Webb vs. UNC Asheville Sharp Pick: Pros Betting Random College Basketball Matchup
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Today’s college basketball slate provides a perfect example of how sharps target betting value, no matter the matchup.
Sixty-two games are on Thursday’s schedule, with Minnesota vs. Illinois, Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara and Iowa vs. Maryland drawing significant action from casual bettors.
Sharps, on the other hand, have been all over tonight’s Gardner-Webb vs. UNC Asheville college basketball matchup.
Odds as of Thursday at 11:30 a.m. ET and via FanDuel, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.
Let’s take a look at how smart money is already affecting Gardner-Webb vs. UNC Asheville odds.
Gardner-Webb vs. UNC Asheville Sharp Betting College Basketball Pick
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UNC Asheville opened as a 2-point favorite against Gardner-Webb and wiseguys have jumped on the underdog Runnin’ Bulldogs.
After Asheville initially ticked up to -2.5, smart money hit the market in two separate waves to play Gardner-Webb at +2.5 and again at +2 according to Sports Insights’ Bet Signals.
This matchup is unsurprisingly toward the bottom of today’s college basketball ticket counts, and with little handle oddsmakers have adjusted aggressively to account for the influx of professional betting action.
At the time of writing, Gardner-Webb now sits as a 1-point underdog across the betting market.
Sharp angle: Gardner-Webb (moved from +2.5 to +1)