NCAA hoops odds preview - Stetson vs. Jacksonville
Stetson Hatters vs Jacksonville Dolphins Odds
The Jacksonville Dolphins hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Stetson Hatters pay a visit to Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
This season, the Dolphins are 11-11 overall and 2-1 ATS ATS, while the Hatters are 9-11 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Jacksonville boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Stetson is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Dolphins - Hatters odds would favor the Hatters if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Jacksonville is rated No. 290 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Stetson is at No. 288. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 70-68 win for the Dolphins.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hatters is ranked No. 245 in NCAA hoops at 33.2 per game. Contrast that with Jacksonville’s No. 163 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Jacksonville is the No. 267-ranked team in the country at 5.2 per game, while Stetson rates No. 61 at 7.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stetson owns the country's No. 318-rated mark, allowing 77.5 points per game on the highway. Jacksonville, on the other hand, rates No. 168 in scoring at home.
Stetson was a 96-65 loser in its last match on the road against Florida Gulf Coast. The Hatters were hammered by Florida Gulf Coast on Friday, losing by a 96-65 final at Alico Arena in college basketball betting action.
Last time out for Jacksonville, they were a 79-64 loser as they battled USC Upstate on the road. Jacksonville got 12 points from Keith McDougald but lost anyway, 79-64, to USC Upstate on Saturday at G. B. Hodge Center.
Stetson at North Florida, Saturday, February 2
Jacksonville home to Florida Gulf Coast, Saturday, February 2