The Jacksonville Dolphins (8-12, 1-4 Asun) will be at Allen Arena to go head-to-head against the Lipscomb Bisons (7-12, 2-4 Asun) in an Asun matchup. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
Jacksonville Dolphins vs. Lipscomb Bisons Betting Odds
Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Bisons fell to the Liberty Flames, 67-60, while the Dolphins were defeated by the Stetson Hatters, 64-59.
Jacksonville did a great job of making free throws (10-12; 83.3 percent) while Lipscomb held Liberty to an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (below their season average of 0.556). Michael Buckland had a solid outing for Lipscomb with 11 points and nine rebounds. Meanwhile, David Bell led the way for Jacksonville, finishing with five points and 15 rebounds.
The Bisons dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the last contest, Lipscomb won 86-77. One of Lipscomb’s largest strengths was getting to the free throw line. They made 31 trips to the line, while Jacksonville went 18 times. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.
Second-chance opportunities could be hard to find for Lipscomb in this showdown. The Bisons rank 234th in offensive rebounding percentage (26.8 percent), while Jacksonville ranks 55th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.4 percent).
Jacksonville Dolphins at Lipscomb Bisons ATS Pick
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Lipscomb, ATS Winner – Lipscomb, O/U – Over
- Jacksonville averages 38.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 56th in the NCAA. Lipscomb ranks 212th in rebounds allowed per game (36.9).
- The Dolphins rank 45th in assists allowed per game (10.8) while the Bisons rank 157th (13.3).
- Lipscomb ranks 120th in three pointers attempted per game (22.9) while Jacksonville ranks 202nd in three pointers allowed per game (23.4).
- During their last five games, the Dolphins have scored an average of 57.8 points per game (6.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 61.4 points per game (3.3 below their season average).
- The Bisons’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 6.6, up from 1.8 for the season.