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Lipscomb vs Kennesaw State Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Bisons vs Owls Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Lipscomb Bisons at Kennesaw State Owls
- Where: Kennesaw at KSU Convocation Center
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: Lipscomb +4.5, LIPSC +165 | KENEST -205 O/U 143.5
Lipscomb will take the floor against the Owls with an overall record of 13-9. So far, the Bisons have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 3-8. For the season, Lipscomb has been the underdog in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 4-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bisons being +4.5 point underdogs.
Lipscomb’s leading scorer this season is Jacob Ognacevic, who is averaging 15.77 points per contest. So far, Ognacevic has accounted for 20.99% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.95 rebounds per game and 0.55 assists. Will Pruitt is the second leading scorer for the Bisons, averaging 10.05 points per game. Between him and Pruitt, they are accounting for 33.8% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Lipscomb is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.0 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 22 games, they have only hit 34.4% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 41.72% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Kennesaw State will take the floor against the Bisons with an overall record of 16-6. So far this season, Kennesaw State has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-1. The Owls’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4.5 points in their favor. For the season, Kennesaw State has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 9-1.
Kennesaw State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Chris Youngblood who is averaging 14.36 points per game for the Owls. Youngblood is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Owls’ offensive game plan is the play of Terrell Burden who has hit 50.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.95 points per game.
On offense, Kennesaw State comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 444th in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Owls’ are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.8 points per game. So far, 38.45% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 36.5%.
Free Spread Prediction: Lipscomb Bisons +4.5
Heading into this matchup between the Kennesaw State Owls and Lipscomb Bisons we have a strong lean on taking the points with Lipscomb at +4.5. Both team’s are going to come into this game looking to get up looks from outside, as they are both average team’s in terms of 3-pointers made per game. Look for Lipscomb to benefit from facing another squad looking to turn this into a 3-point shooting contest. When looking at the line, we see tremendous value in taking the Lipscomb Bisons at +4.5. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.