Vermont Catamounts at Lipscomb Bisons ATS Prediction 12/21/18

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The Vermont Catamounts (9-3) will travel to Allen Arena to take on the Lipscomb Bisons (8-3). The game starts at 8:15 p.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

Vermont Catamounts vs. Lipscomb Bisons Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Bisons dismantled the Sewanee Tigers 97-53, while the Catamounts defeated the Boston University Terriers 78-72.

Vermont dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 9.1 and a free throw rate of 0.267. Boston University had marks of 14.0 and 0.213, respectively, for those same stats. Meanwhile, Lipscomb played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.3 and a turnover percentage of 15.2. Sewanee recorded marks of 12.1 and 32.8, respectively, for those same stats. Ahsan Asadullah played well for Lipscomb, finishing with 26 points and nine rebounds. Anthony Lamb, meanwhile fueled Vermont with 19 points and 14 rebounds.

The Catamounts’ Lamb has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Garrison Mathews has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Bisons.

It will be a showdown of conflicting tempos as the fast-paced Bisons (ranked 15th in the country in possessions per game) will look to push the more methodical Catamounts (245th in possessions per game).

Vermont vs. Lipscomb ATS Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Lipscomb ranks 32nd in assists per game (18.6) while Vermont ranks 158th (12.5).
  • The Catamounts rank 22nd in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Bisons rank 116th (6.0).
  • Lipscomb ranks 71st in rebounds per game (37.3) while Vermont ranks 81st in rebounds allowed per game (33.6).
  • The Catamounts rank 49th in three pointers allowed per game (19.8) while the Bisons rank 151st (26.3).
  • Vermont ranks 37th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Lipscomb ranks 138th (4.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Catamounts have scored an average of 85.0 points per game (7.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.6 points per game (4.3 above their season average).
  • The Bisons’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 12.4, down from 17.7 for the season.