College Basketball Matchup - Lipscomb Bison North Florida Ospreys Odds Preview
North Florida Ospreys vs Lipscomb Bison Odds
Lipscomb will look to improve on its 12-16 record on Saturday when they host North Florida in NCAA basketball odds action at Allen Arena.
Lipscomb battles the Ospreys, currently sitting with a 12-18 mark (2-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Bison and 1-0 for the Ospreys.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 254-rated North Florida taking on the No. 183-rated Bison in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 67-64 win for the Ospreys on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lipscomb's No. 120-ranked offense, averaging 69.8 PPG, against a Ospreys defense that ranks No. 246 at 69.5 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 42.9% so far, less than the Ospreys marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.
Defensively, North Florida features the nation's No. 219-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Lipscomb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, North Florida was a 72-45 loser on the road against Northern Kentucky. North Florida was run off the court by the Norse on Thursday as Northern Kentucky routed them 72-45 at The Bank of Kentucky Center.
Last time out for Lipscomb, they were a 77-73 winner as they battled Jacksonville at home. The Bison got 24 points from Martin Smith as Lipscomb ran past Jacksonville 77-73 on Thursday at Allen Arena.