Stetson Hatters take on Bison in NCAA basketball test
Stetson Hatters vs Lipscomb Bison Odds
The Lipscomb Bison host Stetson on Thursday, looking to build on their 9-14 mark against the 10-14 Hatters in college hoops action at Allen Arena.
The Hatters will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Bison are 0-0 ATS. Stetson is 0-0 on the totals; Lipscomb is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bison, most recently No. 181 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hatters, who rate No. 259 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-65 victory for the Hatters.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Lipscomb has the nation's No. 126-rated offensive output, at 69.5 PPG. The visiting Hatters defense ranks No. 315 allowing on average 73.5 PPG. The Bison FG% has averaged 42.7% so far, less than the Hatters marksmen have achieved on the year, 46% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stetson owns the country's No. 306-rated mark, allowing 75.9 points per game on the highway. Lipscomb, on the other hand, rates No. 113 in scoring at home.
Stetson was a 62-61 loser in their most recent outing at home against East Tennessee State. The Hatters got 15 points from Aaron Graham, but it was East Tennessee State that prevailed in a 62-61 final on Saturday at Edmunds Center.
Lipscomb was a 76-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Kentucky. Lipscomb earned a 76-58 victory over Northern Kentucky on Friday, getting 22 points from Deonte Alexander at Allen Arena.
Stetson at Northern Kentucky, Saturday, February 16
Lipscomb home to Florida Gulf Coast, Saturday, February 16