NCAA hoops odds preview - Lipscomb vs. Stetson
Lipscomb Bison vs Stetson Hatters Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Stetson Hatters try to run the Lipscomb Bison off the court at Edmunds Center in college hoops action.
Stetson battles the Bison, currently sitting with a 7-10 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Hatters and 0-0 for the Bison.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 296-ranked Hatters and the No. 271-rated Bison in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 69-63 win for the Hatters on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Stetson's No. 265-rated squad against Lipscomb's No. 84-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Stetson rates No. 61 in the country with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 285 nationally with 4.9 per match.
Defensively, Lipscomb features the nation's No. 336-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.9 points per game. Stetson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.
Lipscomb was an 87-78 winner in its last match on the road against Florida Gulf Coast. The Bison got a terrific 29-point effort from Deonte Alexander as Lipscomb defeated Florida Gulf Coast 87-78 on Thursday at Alico Arena.
Stetson was a 71-59 winner in its last match at home against Northern Kentucky. Chris Perez scored 17 points leading the Hatters to a 71-59 victory over Northern Kentucky at Edmunds Center on Thursday.
Lipscomb home to Kennesaw State, Thursday, January 24
Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast, Friday, January 25