Betting on today’s Royals and Hatters game? Catch the action at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL, as the Hatters hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Atlantic Sun conference matchup has an over/under of 159 points, and Stetson is favored to win by -6 at home vs. Queens (NC).

QUEENS (NC) ROYALS VS STETSON HATTERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stetson Hatters -6

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE STETSON HATTERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 88-59 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 159 points, and we like the under with a projected 147 points.

Will Queens (NC) Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

Queens (NC) enters their 29th game of the season with a record of 11-17. The Royals have yet to win a game on the road, going 0-14, but are 9-3 when playing at home. As of today’s game, Queens (NC) holds a 12-13-1 against the spread (ATS) record. In their last ten games, Queens (NC) has gone 3-1-1 vs. the spread.

So far, Queens (NC)’s games have averaged 160.3 points per game with the average over/under line being 156.2 points. In the Royals’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 160 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-1.

Against Jacksonville, the Queens (NC) had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 80.3 points per game. They scored 74 points and posted a field goal percentage of 45.3% in the game. Offensively, the Royals hold a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, placing them 213rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 257th in terms of percentage and 54th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Royals’ defense is nationally ranked 332nd, allowing 82.1 points per game. So far, the Queens (NC) defense is giving up an average of 9.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.4 times per game (547th).

Will the Hatters Defense Show Up at Home?

Stetson has a record of 17-10 going into their 28th game of the season. As the away team, they have a record of 5-9 and at home, they have a record of 9-1. Stetson has a winning ATS record, sitting at 13-11. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 27 games, Stetson has an over/under record of 9-13-2, with their games averaging 146.4 points per game on average. In the Hatters’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 146 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 76.5 points per game, the Stetson had a below average performance. They scored 61 points against Florida Gulf Coast and had a field goal percentage of 41.4%. In terms of offense, the Hatters have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, putting them 147th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 85th in percentage and 32nd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Stetson defense is giving up an average of 71.1 points per contest. Stetson’s three-point defense is currently 127th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.5% of their shots vs. Stetson.