UNC-Asheville @ E. Tennessee State
Current Records: UNC-Asheville 7-4; E. Tennessee State 4-7
What to Know
The E. Tennessee State Buccaneers have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs at 4 p.m. ET Dec. 17 at Freedom Hall Civic Center. UNC-Asheville will be strutting in after a victory while the Buccaneers will be stumbling in from a loss.
E. Tennessee State was close but no cigar on Wednesday as they fell 78-75 to the Queens University Royals.
Meanwhile, UNC-Asheville beat the South Carolina State Bulldogs 94-84 on Tuesday.
Barring any buzzer beaters, E. Tennessee State is expected to win a tight contest Saturday. But bettors beware: they are only 1-5 against the spread when favored.
When the two teams previously met in December of last year, E. Tennessee State lost to UNC-Asheville on the road by a decisive 79-64 margin. Maybe the Buccaneers will have more luck at home instead of on the road? Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports for all the details.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Freedom Hall Civic Center -- Johnson City, Tennessee
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Buccaneers are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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UNC-Asheville have won both of the games they've played against E. Tennessee State in the last eight years.
- Dec 18, 2021 - UNC-Asheville 79 vs. E. Tennessee State 64
- Dec 15, 2015 - UNC-Asheville 84 vs. E. Tennessee State 64