USC Upstate Spartans vs Stetson Hatters Odds
Stetson looks to cover the Hatters-Spartans pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 9-13 mark when they host USC Upstate in college basketball wagering action.
The Hatters are 9-13 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 13-11 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Stetson go 0-0 and the Spartans go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hatters - Spartans odds would favor the Spartans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Stetson is rated No. 269 in the current Odds Shark poll, while USC Upstate is at No. 114. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-66 win for the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Stetson's No. 108-ranked offense, averaging 70.3 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 162 at 65.6 PPG. The Hatters field goal percentage has averaged 46% so far, more than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.
Defensively, USC Upstate features the nation's No. 174-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Stetson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 57 nationally in scoring at home.
USC Upstate was a 70-65 loser in its last match at home against Northern Kentucky. USC Upstate suffered a 70-65 loss against Northern Kentucky on Saturday, getting 14 points from Ricardo Glenn in a losing effort at G. B. Hodge Center.
Stetson lost its last outing, a 64-59 result against North Florida on February 2. Stetson suffered a 64-59 loss against North Florida on Saturday, getting 17 points from Willie Green in a losing effort at UNF Arena.
USC Upstate at Florida Gulf Coast, Saturday, February 9
Stetson home to East Tennessee State, Saturday, February 9