Longwood Lancers visit Liberty Flames in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Longwood Lancers vs Liberty Flames Odds
The Liberty Flames will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Longwood Lancers at Vines Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Flames bring a 5-14 record (0-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-16 Lancers, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Liberty go 0-0 so far and the Lancers go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 239 (Flames) and the No. 324 (Lancers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-55 result in favor of the Flames has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Liberty's No. 253-ranked scoring average of 64.2 PPG, against a Lancers defense rated No. 348 and allowing 82.3 PPG. The Flames FG% has averaged 41.1% to date this season, less than the Lancers shooters have managed so far (42.9% per game).
Defensively, Longwood features the nation's No. 349-rated defense on the road, allowing 87.5 points per game. Liberty, meanwhile, comes in at No. 193 nationally in scoring at home.
Longwood was a 68-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against UNC Asheville. The Lancers got 20 points from David Robinson, but it was UNC Asheville that prevailed in a 68-65 final on Saturday at Kimmel Arena.
Liberty was a 68-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Presbyterian. Liberty got 14 points from Davon Marshall but lost anyway, 68-60, to Presbyterian on Saturday at Furman Pinson Arena.
Longwood home to Presbyterian, Saturday, January 26
Liberty home to Charleston Southern, Saturday, January 26