Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Royals and Hatters. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Hatters at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Atlantic Sun conference contest is set at 160.5 points, with Stetson being favored by -4.5 at home against Queens (NC).

QUEENS (NC) ROYALS VS STETSON HATTERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stetson Hatters -4.5

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

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 -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 160.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 147 points.

Will Queens (NC) Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Queens (NC) is 2-15 on the road this season, and over their last 10 games away from home, they are 2-8. Overall, the Royals are 14-18, and they have won two straight games. So far, they are 4-17 as underdogs.

Queens (NC) is averaging -11.6 points per game on the road, compared to +3.5 points per game at home. They are 10-3 at home this season, and they have won two straight there as well.

As the underdog this season, Queens has gone 8-12-1 vs. the spread. On the road, the Royals are 6-10-1 vs. the spread this year and have gone 5-4-1 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread. Queens’ overall ATS record this season is 15-14-1.

Queens (NC) has an over/under record of 20-10 this season and the average scoring total in their games is 160.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 160.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games (156.7). 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 158 points.

The Queens (NC) offense is coming off a game where they scored 69 points against Florida Gulf Coast. They posted a field goal percentage of 34.5% and connected on 11 threes. The Queens (NC) offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 26.1 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

Looking at the Queens (NC) defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 81.6 points per game (337th). Against Florida Gulf Coast in their most recent game, the Queens (NC) defense gave up a total of 63 points while allowing Florida Gulf Coast to hit 45% of their shots.

Can the Hatters Offense Score Enough at Home?

Stetson will enter this game with a record of 19-12, including a record of 10-2 at home this season. They are 9-4 when favored, and they have been favored 13 times this season.

The Hatters are coming off a 78-59 loss to North Florida. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 8-2, and over their last five games at home, they have gone 4-1.

Stetson has an ATS record of 15-13 this season, going 7-5 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hatters are 5-5.

Stetson’s over/under record this season is 10-16-2, and the average scoring total in their games is 147.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 160.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (146.6). Over their last three games, the OU record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 150 points.

In their recent matchup, the Stetson offense ended with 59 points against North Florida. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 35.1% and made 1 three. On the offensive front, the Hatters have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 138th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 101st in terms of percentage and 40th in three-pointers made.

The Hatters’ defense is presently ranked 163rd nationally, allowing an average of 71.8 points per contest. Against North Florida, the Hatters’ defense gave up 78 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, North Florida only made 7 free-throws.