The Dolphins and Hatters are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Hatters will host the game at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL. The over/under for this game is set at 138.5 points, and Stetson is favored by -6 vs. Jacksonville in a Atlantic Sun conference matchup.

JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS VS STETSON HATTERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stetson Hatters -6

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, March 7th.

WHY BET THE STETSON HATTERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Hatters.
  • Not only will Stetson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Dolphins Grab a Win on the Road?

After winning their last game against Eastern Kentucky by a score of 67-65, Jacksonville enters this game on a two-game win streak. So far this season, they have an overall record of 16-16, including a 7-11 mark in Atlantic Sun Conference play.

On the road, the Dolphins have struggled this season, going just 4-13. Over their last 10 road games, they have a record of 2-8 and are being outscored by an average of 12.5 points per game. As underdogs, Jacksonville has gone 6-13 this season.

As the underdog, Jacksonville has been solid against the spread this season, going 9-10. Their road ATS record is 6-11, but they have been better vs. the spread lately, going 2-1 in their last 3 road games and 4-1 in their last 5.

This season, the over/under record for Jacksonville games is 16-13 and today’s line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (142.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 142 points.

In their recent matchup, the Jacksonville offense ended with 67 points against Eastern Kentucky. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 37.9% and made 4 threes. On the offensive front, the Dolphins have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 295th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 300th in terms of percentage and 274th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Dolphins’ defense is positioned 172nd in the country, permitting 71.9 points per game. Against Eastern Kentucky in their most recent game, the Jacksonville defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing Eastern Kentucky to hit 44% of their shots.

Will the Hatters Defense Show Up at Home?

Stetson has been a completely different team at home compared to on the road this season. They have gone 11-2 at home compared to just 6-10 on the road. They have also won two straight games at home.

Coming into this game, Stetson has been the favorite in 14 of their 32 games. They have gone 10-4 in those games. Overall, they are 20-12 this season.

As the favorite this season, Stetson has gone 7-7 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hatters have a 6-4 ATS mark. At home, Stetson is 8-5 vs. the spread this year and 5-5 in their last 10 contests as the home team.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Stetson’s games this year (147). So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 152 points.

The Stetson offense is coming off a game where they scored 83 points against Queens (NC). They posted a field goal percentage of 51.7% and connected on 7 threes. Leading Stetson in scoring vs. Queens (NC) was Jalen Blackmon with his 21 points. Aubin Gateretse also added 20 points for the Hatters.

So far, the Hatters’ defense is ranked 166th in the country at 71.8 points per contest. Against Queens (NC) in their most recent game, the Stetson defense gave up a total of 71 points while allowing Queens (NC) to hit 51% of their shots.