Looking to win big? The Knights and Bisons face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bisons are hosting the game at Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 150.5 points, and Lipscomb is favored by -10.5 to win at home against Bellarmine.

BELLARMINE KNIGHTS VS LIPSCOMB BISONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Lipscomb Bisons -10.5

This game will be played at Allen Arena at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE LIPSCOMB BISONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 89-58 in favor of the Bisons.
  • Not only will Lipscomb pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 147 points.

Does Bellarmine Stand a Chance on the Road?

Despite being an underdog, Bellarmine has won two straight games and is coming off an 82-70 win over North Alabama. The Knights are 8-21 overall and 4-10 in Atlantic Sun play. On the road, Bellarmine is just 2-14 this season, with an average scoring margin of -11.8 points per game.

For the year, the Knights have been an underdog in 20 of their 29 games, going 3-17 in those contests. Bellarmine’s record in non-conference action is 4-11, while they are 4-10 against Atlantic Sun opponents. So far, the Knights have been an underdog in 20 of their 29 games.

As the underdog this season, Bellarmine has gone just 6-13-1 against the spread. Their road ATS mark is 5-10-1 and they have an overall ATS record of 7-18-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Knights have gone just 2-8 vs the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Bellarmine’s games this season (141.4). This year, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their latest game, Bellarmine’s offense looked good, scoring 82 points against North Alabama. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.9% and made 20/24 free throws. Ben Johnson led the scoring for the Knights, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Langdon Hatton chipped in with 16 points.

The Knights’ defense is presently ranked 219th nationally, allowing an average of 73.8 points per contest. Bellarmine’s three-point defense is currently 198th in the country at 7.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.7% of their shots vs. Bellarmine.

Can the Bisons Secure a Win at Home?

At home this season, Lipscomb has been dominant, going 8-1 with an average scoring margin of +7.7 points per game. The Bisons’ win streak at home is at four games, and they have gone 9-1 in their last 10 games at home.

Overall, Lipscomb has gone 18-11 this season, and they are coming off a 90-85 win over Austin Peay. On the year, they have been favored 17 times, going 13-4 in those games.

As the favorite this season, Lipscomb has gone 10-7 vs. the spread. At home, the Bisons are just 5-4 ATS this year and have gone 1-4 ATS in their last five home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Lipscomb has gone 4-6 ATS.

This season, the over/under record in Lipscomb games is 16-10. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 158.6 points. Today, the over/under line is set at 150.5 points. This year, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 150.5.

Coming off their recent game, the Lipscomb offense tallied 90 points in a matchup against Austin Peay. Their field goal percentage for the game was 59.4%, and they made 11 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Will Pruitt with 30 points. Cody Head also added 21 points for the Bisons.

At this time, the Bisons’ defense is positioned 280th in the country, permitting 76.9 points per game. In their most recent game, the Lipscomb defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Austin Peay knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 85 points.