The Stetson Hatters and Liberty Flames meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Liberty Arena. The Stetson Hatters look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Liberty Flames look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games.
The Stetson Hatters are averaging 69 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Rob Perry is averaging 15.9 points and 5.7 rebounds, while Chase Johnston is averaging 13.8 points and 2.5 rebounds. Christiaan Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Smith is dishing 1 assist. The Stetson Hatters are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Stetson Hatters are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game.
The Liberty Flames are averaging 73.1 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 61.9 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Darius McGhee is averaging 22.9 points and 3.9 rebounds, while Shiloh Robinson is averaging 10.6 points and 4.4 rebounds. Keegan McDowell is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Rode is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Liberty Flames are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty Flames are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.1 rebounds per game.
The Hatters are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Flames are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 13-6 in Hatters last 19 road games. The over is 4-0 in Flames last 4 overall.
The Stetson Hatters are playing poor ball over the last few weeks, and they're not to be trusted on the road. The Liberty Flames are a buzz saw at home, where they win by an average of 26.5 points while shooting 52 percent from the field and allowing 35.5 percent shooting from the field. Based on those numbers, I have to lay the chalk with the Flames.