The Jacksonville Dolphins and North Alabama Lions meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Flowers Hall. The Jacksonville Dolphins look for a win after splitting their last six games. The North Alabama Lions need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games.
The Jacksonville Dolphins are averaging 67.1 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 58.8 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Kevion Nolan is averaging 12.7 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Jordan Davis is averaging 9.1 points and 1.9 assists. Tommy Bruner is dishing 1.8 assists and Osayi Osifo is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Jacksonville Dolphins are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.7 percent from the free throw line. The Jacksonville Dolphins are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.
The North Alabama Lions are averaging 71.4 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Daniel Ortiz is averaging 11.8 points and 3 rebounds, while Jamari Blackmon is averaging 10.5 points and 2.3 assists. Payton Youngblood is gabbing 3.6 rebounds and CJ Brim is dishing 3 assists. The North Alabama Lions are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The North Alabama Lions are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.
The Dolphins are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Lions are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Dolphins last 5 overall. The under is 4-0 in Lions last 4 overall. The home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The North Alabama Lions are wonderful at home, so you can understand why they're favored here. However, the Jacksonville Dolphins are 12-4 against the spread on the season, and you can argue they've been the better team this season overall. Give me Jacksonville and the free point.