USC Upstate Spartans take on Bison in NCAA basketball test
USC Upstate Spartans vs Lipscomb Bison Odds
The Lipscomb Bison host USC Upstate on Monday, looking to build on their 6-8 mark against the 7-7 Spartans in college hoops action at Allen Arena.
The Bison bring a 6-8 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-7 Spartans, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lipscomb go 0-0 so far and the Spartans go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 121-rated USC Upstate taking on the No. 152-rated Bison in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 74-61 win for the Spartans on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lipscomb's No. 179-ranked offense, averaging 67.8 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 147 at 64.8 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.
Defensively, USC Upstate features the nation's No. 189-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Lipscomb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.
USC Upstate was a 60-54 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Kentucky. USC Upstate earned a 60-54 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday, getting 11 points from Fred Miller at The Bank of Kentucky Center.
Lipscomb was a 60-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against East Tennessee State. The Bison got 19 points from Deonte Alexander as Lipscomb ran past East Tennessee State 60-56 on Saturday at Allen Arena.
USC Upstate home to Florida Gulf Coast, Thursday, January 10
Lipscomb at Northern Kentucky, Friday, January 11