Florida Gulf Coast Eagles visit Lipscomb Bison in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Lipscomb Bison Odds
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bison in Lipscomb at Allen Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Bison are 9-15 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 19-8 and 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Lipscomb go 0-0 and the Eagles go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bison at No. 181 and the Eagles at No. 65 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-64 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lipscomb's No. 130-ranked offense, averaging 69.3 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 189 at 66.7 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 42.8% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.5% per game.
Defensively, Florida Gulf Coast features the nation's No. 288-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.9 points per game. Lipscomb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 132 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida Gulf Coast was a 60-53 winner in its last match on the road against Northern Kentucky. Florida Gulf Coast earned a 60-53 victory over Northern Kentucky on Thursday, getting 19 points from Chase Fieler at The Bank of Kentucky Center.
Lipscomb was a 76-66 loser in its last match at home against Stetson. Lipscomb suffered a 76-66 loss against Stetson on Thursday, getting 21 points from Deonte Alexander in a losing effort at Allen Arena.
Florida Gulf Coast at Stetson, Friday, February 22
Lipscomb at Mercer, Thursday, February 21