Stetson Hatters at Longwood Lancers ATS Prediction 12/21/18

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The Longwood Lancers (8-5) welcome the Stetson Hatters (3-10) to Willett Hall. The Lancers look to continue their six-game home winning streak, while the Hatters attempt to end their seven-game road losing streak. The game begins at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

Stetson Hatters at Longwood Lancers Betting Odds

Both teams dismantled their last opponent. The Lancers defeated the Randolph College Wildcats 84-56, while the Hatters beat the Johnson (FL) Suns 116-66.

Stetson dominated every facet of the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 55.3 and a turnover percentage of 13.8. Johnson (FL) was 9.1 and 20.5, respectively, for those same stats. The Lancers, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.381 vs. 0.098) and had a much better turnover percentage (18.2 vs. 28.4). Jordan Cintron played well for Longwood, contributing 13 points and 10 rebounds. Stetson, meanwhile, was led by Christiaan Jones, who put up 20 points and eight rebounds.

Isaiah Walton has been impressive as of late for Longwood, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Longwood could dominate on the defensive side of the ball as they face off against one of the country’s worst offenses. The Lancers currently rank 55th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.462), while Stetson is 324th in effective field goal percentage (0.459). Additionally, the Hatters, who rank 323rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.175), will battle against the Lancers, who rank 22nd in opponents’ FTA rate (0.169).

Stetson vs. Longwood Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Longwood, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Longwood ranks 60th in rebounds per game (38.8) while Stetson ranks 239th in rebounds allowed per game (40.5).
  • The Hatters rank 69th in assists per game (14.9) while the Lancers rank 129th in assists allowed per game (13.5).
  • The Hatters average 22.7 three pointers per game, which ranks 126th in the country. The Lancers rank 246th in three pointers allowed per game (28.2).
  • Longwood ranks 72nd in steals per game (7.2) while Stetson ranks 145th in steals allowed per game (7.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Lancers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 9.8, up from 4.7 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Hatters have scored an average of 74.8 points per game (2.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 78.8 points per game (2.7 below their season average).