Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Lipscomb Bison Odds
The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 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 Skyhawks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Bison are 0-0 ATS. Tennessee-Martin is 1-0 on the totals; Lipscomb is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bison rated this week at No. 94 and the Skyhawks sitting at No. 97. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 70-62 result in favor of the Skyhawks.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Lipscomb's No. 202-ranked scoring average of 67 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense rated No. 316 and allowing 75.6 PPG. The Bison FG% has averaged 41.9% to date this season, more than the Skyhawks shooters have managed so far (40.8% per game).
Defensively, Tennessee-Martin features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.8 points per game. Lipscomb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 103 nationally in scoring at home.
Tennessee-Martin lost its last outing, an 87-86 result against Central Arkansas on December 5. Tennessee-Martin got 19 points from Myles Taylor but lost anyway, 87-86, to Central Arkansas on Wednesday at Farris Center.
Lipscomb was a 100-66 loser in its last match on the road against Belmont. Lipscomb was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Belmont and falling by a 100-66 score at Curb Event Center.
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Saint Louis are 1-1
After playing Central Arkansas are 1-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Skyhawks at Bison trends to consider:
Tennessee-Martin is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee-Martin at Saint Louis, Saturday, December 15
Lipscomb at Kentucky, Saturday, December 15