Check out our free Lipscomb vs North Alabama pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Florence. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Lipscomb vs North Alabama Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds

Bisons vs Lions Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Lipscomb Bisons at North Alabama Lions
  • Where: Florence at Flowers Hall
  • Date: Saturday, February 11th
  • Betting Odds: Lipscomb -2, LIPSC -138 | NAL +112 O/U 148.5

Bisons Preview:

Lipscomb heads into this matchup having played 26 games and have an overall record sitting at 16-10. On the road, the Bisons will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 4-9. So far, the Bisons have been favored 12 times, going 8-4 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Lipscomb as -2 point favorites.

Lipscomb’s leading scorer this season is Jacob Ognacevic, who is averaging 16.46 points per contest. So far, Ognacevic has accounted for 21.92% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.19 rebounds per game and 0.54 assists. Derrin Boyd is the second leading scorer for the Bisons, averaging 9.69 points per game. Between him and Boyd, they are accounting for 34.8% 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 26 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.

Lions Preview:

The North Alabama Lions head into today’s game in what will be their 27th game of the season, posting a record of 15-11. So far this season, North Alabama has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-2. For the season, North Alabama has been the underdog in 17 games, sitting with a mark of 7-10. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Lions being +2 point underdogs.

North Alabama will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Daniel Ortiz who is averaging 13.96 points per game for the Lions. Ortiz 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 Lions’ offensive game plan is the play of Jacari Lane who has hit 56.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.0 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for North Alabama this season, as they are currently ranked 256th in college basketball at 69.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Lions’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.6%, placing them 384th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Lipscomb Bisons -2

If you are eying this matchup between North Alabama Lions and Lipscomb Bisons as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Lipscomb to cover the spread as -2 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Lipscomb shooting well enough to keep the Lions at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Bisons’ to win the game and cover the spread.