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Jacksonville Dolphins visit Lipscomb Bison in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Jacksonville DolphinsLipscomb Bison
Feb 28, 8:15 PM | Allen Arena

Jacksonville Dolphins vs Lipscomb Bison Odds

14-15TEAM RECORD11-16

Jacksonville pays a visit to Lipscomb on Thursday, hoping to send the Bison to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Allen Arena.

Supporters of the Dolphins have watched them go 14-15 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Bison are at 11-16 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Bison are 0-0, while the Dolphins have a 1-0 mark.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 183-ranked Bison and the No. 270-rated Dolphins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-65 win for the Dolphins on Thursday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lipscomb's No. 122-ranked offense, averaging 69.5 PPG, against a Dolphins defense that ranks No. 292 at 71.8 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 43.1% so far, more than the Dolphins marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.

Defensively, Jacksonville features the nation's No. 300-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. Lipscomb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Jacksonville was a 61-58 loser at home against East Tennessee State. The Dolphins endured a 61-58 loss at the hands of the Buccaneers on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Kordario Fleming at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.

Lipscomb was a 70-55 winner in its last match on the road against Kennesaw State. Deonte Alexander scored 22 points leading the Bison to a 70-55 victory over Kennesaw State at KSU Convocation Center on Saturday.

Next up:
Jacksonville at Northern Kentucky, Saturday, March 2
Lipscomb home to North Florida, Saturday, March 2