East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Lipscomb Bison in college hoops odds
Lipscomb Bison vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers Odds
Lipscomb pays a visit to East Tennessee State on Saturday, hoping to send the Buccaneers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
This season, the Buccaneers are 6-17 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Bison are 8-13 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, East Tennessee State boasts a 1-2 on the OU, and Lipscomb is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Buccaneers at No. 325 and the Bison at No. 247 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-61 result in favor of the Buccaneers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits East Tennessee State's No. 280-ranked offense, averaging 62.6 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 344 at 77.3 PPG. The Buccaneers field goal percentage has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.
Defensively, Lipscomb features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.4 points per game. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.
Lipscomb was an 83-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against USC Upstate. The Bison endured an 83-71 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Malcolm Smith at G. B. Hodge Center.
East Tennessee State lost its last outing, a 70-68 result against Northern Kentucky on January 31. The Buccaneers endured a 70-68 loss at the hands of the Norse on Thursday, despite a 23-point effort from Jarvis Jones at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
Lipscomb home to Northern Kentucky, Friday, February 8
East Tennessee State at Florida Gulf Coast, Thursday, February 7