The Lipscomb Bisons are off to a 19-12 start to the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season, are fifth in the ASUN Conference, and are on a three-game winning streak. They are coming off a win against the Stetson Hatters (98-91) in their previous outing. Jacob Ognacevic led the scoring charts for the team with 29 points, followed by Derrin Boyd, who scored 20 points in the win.
They will once again take on the Stetson Hatters, who are on a 17-12 start to the season, fourth in the same conference, but faced a defeat at the hands of the Bisons in their last outing. Despite Jalen Blackmon, Luke Brown, and Sam Peek scoring 20, 17, and 19 points, respectively, the team still lost the game.
The Hatters will now host the game at the Edmunds Center on Tuesday (February 28) where they will look to avoid a second consecutive defeat. The Bison, on the other hand, will look to secure their fourth consecutive win.
Lipscomb Bisons vs Stetson Hatters: Betting Odds
|Lipscomb Bisons||+110||+2 (-110)||O 150.5 (-110)|
|Stetson Hatters||-130||-2 (-110)||U 150.5 (-110)|
Bisons vs Hatters: Key Stats
The Bisons have had a decent start to the season and are currently enjoying an impressive run. Their away form, 6-10 at the moment, could be better. The team is over the average mark in offense, scoring 76.4 points per game, which ranks 67th in the country, along with 33.5 offensive rebounds, while conceding 70.7 points per game, which ranks 205th in the country.
Jacob Ognacevic is their leading scorer, averaging 17.3 ppg on a 60.5 field goal shooting percentage. Ahsan Asadullah leads the team with 6.0 defensive rebounds per game and 0.8 blocks per game.
The Stetson Hatters are almost in a similar position as the Bisons. As they host the game tonight, they would like to better their home record which is 9-2 at the moment. The team is also above the average mark in offense, scoring 76.8 points per game, which ranks 59th in the nation, along with 30.4 offensive rebounds, while conceding 73.0 points per game, which ranks 269th in the nation.
For the Hatters, Jalen Blackmon is leading the offense with 14.1 ppg, 41.8 percent from the field. Josh Smith is managing 6.1 defensive rebounds per game and gets 0.9 blocks per game.
Bisons vs Hatters: Match Details
Fixture: Lipscomb Bisons @ Stetson Hatters
Date & Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 07:00 p.m ET
Venue: Edmunds Center, DeLand, Florida
Lipscomb Bisons vs Stetson Hatters: Prediction
The two teams are tied with a win each already in the season. Interestingly, both games went to overtime which clearly shows the similar levels of both teams. And even though the Hatters are hosting the game, don’t rule out the Bisons so easily. They are 13-4 against the spread in their last seventeen games after an against-the-spread win. Expect them to stay in the game throughout and cover the spread.