The Lipscomb Bisons and Jacksonville Dolphins meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Swisher Gymnasium. The Lipscomb Bisons need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Jacksonville Dolphins look to snap a three-game losing streak.
The Lipscomb Bisons are averaging 76.1 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 80.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Ahsan Asadullah is averaging 16 points and 8.2 rebounds while Jacob Ognacevic is averaging 15.2 points and 0.4 assists. Will Pruitt is dishing 2.8 assists and Greg Jones is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Lipscomb Bisons are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.4 percent from the free throw line. The Lipscomb Bisons are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 3.1 rebounds per game.
The Jacksonville Dolphins are averaging 66.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 58.7 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Kevion Nolan is averaging 13 points and 3 rebounds, while Jordan Davis is averaging 9.6 points and 1.9 assists. Tommy Bruner is dishing 1.8 assists and Osayi Osifo is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Jacksonville Dolphins are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Jacksonville Dolphins are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game.
The Bisons are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Dolphins are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 home games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Bisons last 5 road games. The over is 5-2 in Dolphins last 7 overall. The underdog is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Jacksonville Dolphins aren't playing their best ball at the moment, but they're comfortably the better team here, they win at home by an average of 25.6 points, and they're 10-4 against the spread on the season. The Lipscomb Bisons don't play a lick of defense and are 3-7 against the spread on the road, where they lose by an average of 14.3 points. Give me Jacksonville and the reasonable chalk.