Northern Kentucky Norse vs Lipscomb Bison Preview
Lipscomb Bison vs Northern Kentucky Norse Odds
The Northern Kentucky Norse hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Lipscomb Bison pay a visit to The Bank of Kentucky Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Norse bring a 3-9 record (2-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-9 Bison, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Northern Kentucky go 0-0 so far and the Bison go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Norse sit at No. 285 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bison sit at No. 192 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Norse will win this game 60-55.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bison rank No. 65 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.3 per game. That compares with Northern Kentucky’s No. 332 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Kentucky is college basketball's No. 111-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Bison rate No. 291 with 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Lipscomb features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.8 points per game. Northern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 346 nationally in scoring at home.
Lipscomb lost its last outing, a 98-61 result against USC Upstate on January 7. Lipscomb was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by USC Upstate and falling by a 98-61 score at Allen Arena.
Northern Kentucky lost its last outing, a 49-44 result against East Tennessee State on January 7. The Norse endured a 49-44 loss at the hands of the Buccaneers on Monday, despite an 18 -point effort from Eshaunte Jones at The Bank of Kentucky Center.
Lipscomb at Florida Gulf Coast, Thursday, January 17
Northern Kentucky at Stetson, Thursday, January 17