The Dolphins and Bisons are set to face off at 5:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bisons will host the game at Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. The odds for this Atlantic Sun conference game currently have Lipscomb as the -11.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147.5 points.

JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS VS LIPSCOMB BISONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Jacksonville Dolphins +11.5

This game will be played at Allen Arena at 5:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Bisons.
  • Even though we have Lipscomb winning straight-up, we like Jacksonville at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Dolphins Lock in a Road Win?

Despite being 11-11 overall, Jacksonville has struggled on the road this season, going just 2-10. Over the team’s last ten road games, they are 2-8. On the other hand, the Dolphins are 6-1 at home.

Coming into today’s game, Jacksonville has lost eight straight games away from home, and their average scoring margin on the road is -17.1 points per game. As the underdog, the Dolphins are just 2-10 this season.

As the underdog this season, Jacksonville has gone just 3-9 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 7-12. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Dolphins are 3-7 vs. the spread. On the road, Jacksonville is just 2-10 vs. the spread this year and 0-5 in their last 5 road games vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Jacksonville sits at 13-6. The average scoring total in their games this year is 146.2 points, and today’s over/under line is set at 147.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 123 points, and their OU record in their last three games is 0-3.

In their recent matchup, the Jacksonville offense ended with 63 points against Austin Peay. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.9% and made 10 threes. Leading Jacksonville in scoring vs. Austin Peay was Gyasi Powell with his 12 points. Jarius Cook also added 12 points for the Dolphins.

Currently, the Dolphins’ defense holds the 202nd rank in the nation, allowing 73.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Jacksonville’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.5% this season.

Can Lipscomb Lock in a Home Win?

After losing their last two games, Lipscomb will look to get back on track as they host Jacksonville. So far this season, the Bisons are 5-1 at home, compared to 6-8 on the road.

Coming into today’s game, Lipscomb has an average scoring margin of +9.8 points per game at home. Their record as the favorite is 8-3 this season.

As the favorite, Lipscomb has a strong ATS record of 8-3 this season. Their overall ATS mark is 14-6, including a 5-1 record at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bisons have gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Lipscomb is 12-8 and today’s over/under line of 147.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (151.3). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 156 points.

In their latest game, Lipscomb offense put up 76 points against North Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45% and made 7 threes. Offensively, the Bisons hold a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, placing them 48th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 73rd in terms of percentage and 28th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Bisons’ defense holds the 241st rank in the nation, allowing 75.5 points per game. Against North Florida in their most recent game, the Lipscomb defense gave up a total of 85 points while allowing North Florida to hit 50% of their shots.