The Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-1) travel to face off against the Lipscomb Bisons (1-2) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at Allen Arena in Nashville and televised on ESPN+. Lipscomb is coming off a win in their previous game, while Alabama A&M is looking to get back on track from a loss to the North Alabama. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.
Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Lipscomb Bisons
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Today, the 0-1 Alabama A&M will face off against Lipscomb. In their last five road games, which includes last year, Alabama A&M has a 3-2 record. Heading into their game against Lipscomb, Alabama A&M has a current ATS record of 0-1. Over the last three games, the school’s ATS record is 1-2, with an average scoring margin of -5.
Heading into their 2nd game of the season, Alabama A&M has an over/under record of 1-0-0 after going 14-16-0 last season (over/under). In the Bulldogs’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 64 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.
The Lipscomb Bisons Are Coming Off A Win
Lipscomb, who is getting ready for their fourth game of the season, currently has a 1-2 overall record. In their previous ten games at home, including last year, Lipscomb has gone 5-5. As Lipscomb gets ready to face Alabama A&M, their ATS record stands at 1-2. Looking back at their previous ten games, including those from the previous season, Lipscomb has gone 6-3 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Lipscomb have had an average of 150.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.8 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. Over the course of the last five games, the Bisons’ games have averaged 84 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-3.
Alabama A&M Offense Breakdown
To kick off their season, Alabama A&M’s offense went 20/56 from the field, while scoring 67 points against North Alabama. One area that the Alabama A&M offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 1st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 35%.
|Dailin Smith (G)||15||4||0|
|Anthony Bryant (G)||12||3||3|
|Caleb Blackwell (G)||9||0||1|
Lipscomb Offense Breakdown
Lipscomb is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 96 points vs. Tennessee Tech. This figure is more than their season average of 84.5 points per game. For the season, the Lipscomb offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 338th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 50%.
|Derrin Boyd (G)||19.0||3.5||1.5|
|A.J McGinnis (G)||16.8||3.5||1.0|
|Owen McCormack (C)||9.8||3.5||1.5|
Alabama A&M Team Defense
Alabama A&M’s defense started their season by giving up 83 points to North Alabama. Last season, the Alabama A&M defense yielded an average of 83.0 points per game, which ranked 149th in college basketball.
Lipscomb Team Defense
In terms of defense, Lipscomb is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 75.0 points per game. The Lipscomb defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed Tennessee Tech to connect on 9 threes.
Bulldogs vs Bisons Trends
- When looking at their past three road matchups, Alabama A&M has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 70 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
- When looking at their past five home matchups, Lipscomb has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 75 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
- Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Alabama A&M has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 5-5 straight up.
- Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Lipscomb has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 7-3 straight up.
For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Bisons to secure the win, with an expected final score of 79-64. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -12.5.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 147, and our model projects the Bulldogs and Bisons to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
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