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Lipscomb Bison visit USC Upstate Spartans in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Lipscomb BisonUSC Upstate Spartans
Jan 31, 7:00 PM | G. B. Hodge Center

Lipscomb Bison vs USC Upstate Spartans Odds

8-12TEAM RECORD12-10

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.

View Lipscomb vs USC Upstate Odds and Stats.

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.

Next up:
Lipscomb at East Tennessee State, Saturday, February 2
USC Upstate home to Northern Kentucky, Saturday, February 2