Lipscomb Bisons vs. Florida State Seminoles Prediction 12/30/2023

Lipscomb Bisons vs. Florida State Seminoles Prediction 12/30/2023

The Lipscomb Bisons (8-6) travel to face off against the Florida State Seminoles (6-5) on Saturday, December 30th. This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee and televised on ACC. Florida State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Lipscomb is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Arkansas. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Lipscomb Bisons vs Florida State Seminoles

The Lipscomb Bisons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Lipscomb Bisons enter their game against Florida State with a record of 8-6. In away games, the Bisons have a 3-5 record, while they are undefeated at home at 3-0. As of now, Lipscomb has a 9-2 record against the spread heading into today’s game. In their last ten games this season, Lipscomb has gone 3-1 vs. the spread.

In 14 games, Lipscomb comes in with an over/under mark of 5-6-0, with their games averaging 151.6 points per game. In their most recent three games, the Bisons’ over/under record is 0-2, with their games averaging 146 points per game.

The Florida State Seminoles Are Coming Off A Win

Florida State comes into their game against Lipscomb with a 6-5 record. In away games, the Seminoles have gone 1-3 this season, while at home they have a 5-2 record. Against the spread, Florida State has a record of 5-5-1 thus far. In terms of ATS performance, the Seminoles are currently 2-2 on the road and 3-3-1 at home.

After 11 games, Florida State has an over/under record of 5-5-1, with their games averaging a combined 149.6 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Seminoles’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

Lipscomb Offense Breakdown

Lipscomb offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 66 points against Arkansas. In that game, they made 7/30 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 38.8%. Offensively, the Bisons have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 91st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 209th in percentage and 64th in three-pointers made.

Derrin Boyd (G) 17.3 3.8 1.4
Will Pruitt (G) 12.1 5.5 3.5
A.J McGinnis (G) 11.9 2.6 1.1

Florida State Offense Breakdown

The Florida State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 67 points vs. Winthrop. Overall their field goal percentage was 31.5% while connecting on 3 threes. In terms of offense, the Seminoles have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, putting them 298th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 235th in percentage and 183rd in three-pointers made.

Darin Green Jr (G) 13.1 2.7 0.8
Jamir Watkins (F) 12.6 6.3 3.2
Baba Miller (F) 7.6 4.7 1.4

Lipscomb Team Defense

So far, the Bisons’ defense is ranked 175th in the country at 73.1 points per contest. Lipscomb’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Arkansas offense to knock down 52% of their shots on their way to putting up 69 points.

Florida State Team Defense

Currently, the Seminoles’ defense holds the 181st rank in the nation, allowing 73.4 points per game. Florida State’s three-point defense is currently 112nd in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.9% of their shots vs. Florida State.

Bisons vs Seminoles Trends

  • In their last five road games, Lipscomb has averaged 68 points per game while allowing 74. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-1.
  • Florida State has a 1-2 record in their last three home games. In this stretch, they averaged 75 points per game while allowing 80. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Bisons have a strong record vs the spread going 4-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • Across their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Seminoles have an overall record of 2-1 while going 0-2-1 against the spread.

Bisons vs Seminoles Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Seminoles vs. Bisons matchup, our bet is to grab the Bisons at +9.5. Even though our projections have the Seminoles winning 74-68, we see the Bisons as the play on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 148.5 and our model has the Bisons and Seminoles finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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