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USC Upstate Spartans take on Bison in NCAA basketball test

USC Upstate SpartansLipscomb Bison
Jan 7, 8:15 PM | Allen Arena

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.

View USC Upstate vs Lipscomb Odds and Stats.

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.

Next up:
USC Upstate home to Florida Gulf Coast, Thursday, January 10
Lipscomb at Northern Kentucky, Friday, January 11