Lipscomb Bison visit USC Upstate Spartans in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Lipscomb Bison vs USC Upstate Spartans Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Bison of Lipscomb hit the hard court against the Spartans of USC Upstate.
The Spartans are 12-10 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Bison, meanwhile, are 8-12 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen USC Upstate go 0-0 and the Bison go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 100 (Spartans) and the No. 247 (Bison) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 77-62 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits USC Upstate's No. 92-ranked offense, averaging 71.3 PPG, against a Bison defense that ranks No. 344 at 77 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.
Defensively, Lipscomb features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.2 points per game. USC Upstate, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.
Lipscomb lost its last outing, a 71-65 result against Mercer on January 26. Lipscomb got 20 points from Deonte Alexander but lost anyway, 71-65, to Mercer on Saturday at Allen Arena.
USC Upstate was an 88-71 winner in its last match at home against East Tennessee State. The Spartans grabbed an 88-71 win over the Buccaneers on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Torrey Craig at G. B. Hodge Center.
Lipscomb at East Tennessee State, Saturday, February 2
USC Upstate home to Northern Kentucky, Saturday, February 2