North Alabama Lions (10-9) at Liberty Flames (18-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Liberty Arena)
The Line: Liberty Flames -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The North Alabama Lions and Liberty Flames meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Liberty Arena.
The North Alabama Lions look to snap a six-game losing streak. The North Alabama Lions are averaging 74.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 41 percent shooting. Mervin James is averaging 13.9 points and 6.6 rebounds while Jamari Blackmon is averaging 10.3 points and 2.1 assists. Emanuel Littles is gabbing 10.1 rebounds and Payton Youngblood is dishing 1.2 assists. The North Alabama Lions are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The North Alabama Lions are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game.
The Liberty Flames look to build on their seven-game winning streak. The Liberty Flames are averaging 74.1 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 58.5 points on 40 percent shooting. Darius McGhee is averaging 13.7 points and 4.5 rebounds while Chris Parker is averaging 10.3 points and 2.2 rebounds. Elijah Cuffee is the third double-digit scorer and Blake Preston is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Liberty Flames are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty Flames are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game.
The Lions are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Flames are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games overall. The over is 11-5 in Lions last 16 games as an underdog. The under is 7-1 in Flames last 8 overall.
These are two teams heading in different directions and the Liberty Flames just beat North Alabama by 20 points yesterday. The North Alabama Lions are now losing their last five games by an average of 16.2 points while shooting 38.3 percent from the field. The Liberty Flames are winning their last five games by an average of 19.8 points while shooting 50.5 percent from the field. Liberty also wins at home by an average of 28.3 points while shooting 52.5 percent from the field. Like I said, two teams heading in different directions. I'll lay whatever chalk with Liberty in this contest.