Lipscomb Bisons vs. North Florida Ospreys ATS Prediction 02/22/20

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The North Florida Ospreys (18-11, 11-3 Asun) close out their home schedule at UNF Arena against the Lipscomb Bisons (13-14, 8-6 Asun). Action starts at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

Lipscomb Bisons vs. North Florida Ospreys Betting Odds

In their last game, the Ospreys lost to the Liberty Flames, 82-77, while the Bisons edged the Jacksonville Dolphins, 68-67.

The Bisons, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 27.0, had an extraordinary mark of 39.4 and had a free throw rate of 0.255 (above their season average of 0.199). North Florida, meanwhile, held Liberty to an offensive rebounding percentage of 25.9 (below the 31.2 mark opponents have averaged against North Florida this season). Ivan Gandia-Rosa played a pivotal role for North Florida with 17 points and nine assists. Meanwhile, Lipscomb was led by Ahsan Asadullah, who put up 20 points and 10 rebounds.

In their first matchup this year, Asadullah led the Bisons to an 85-73 win. He recorded a double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds. Lipscomb won the rebounding battle. The Bisons had 13 offensive rebounds and 47 total rebounds, while the Ospreys had seven and 31, respectively.

Getting to the line might be few and far between for North Florida in this contest. The Ospreys rank 263rd in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.204, while Lipscomb ranks 42nd in FTA rate allowed (0.180).

Lipscomb Bisons at North Florida Ospreys ATS Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – North Florida, ATS Winner – North Florida, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • North Florida averages 31.1 three pointers per game, which ranks third in the nation. Lipscomb ranks 206th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).
  • The Bisons rank 153rd in rebounds per game (35.4) while the Ospreys rank 195th in rebounds allowed per game (36.0).
  • Lipscomb ranks 194th in steals per game (5.5) while North Florida ranks 230th (4.9).
  • The Ospreys rank 29th in assists per game (15.3) while the Bisons rank 156th (12.9).
  • North Florida averages 3.7 blocks per game, which ranks 72nd in the nation. Lipscomb ranks 146th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Ospreys have scored an average of 77.8 points per game (0.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 70.0 points per game (2.7 below their season average).
  • The Bisons’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 6.6, up from 0.2 for the season.