Looking to win big? The Bisons and Seminoles face off at 12:00 ET on ACC. The Seminoles are hosting the game at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 152 points, with the Seminoles being the favored team playing at home against the Bisons.

LIPSCOMB BISONS VS FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Lipscomb Bisons +8.5

This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 12:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.

WHY BET THE LIPSCOMB BISONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Seminoles.
  • Even though we have Florida State winning straight-up, we like Lipscomb at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Do the Bisons Have a Shot at a Win at Tallahassee?

Lipscomb comes into today's game against Florida State with a season record of 8-6. In their last ten road games, which includes last year, Lipscomb went 3-7. As Lipscomb enters today's game, their against the spread (ATS) record stands at 9-2. When playing away, the Bisons have gone 6-2 vs. the spread, while at home they are a perfect 3-0 ATS.

Lipscomb comes in with an over/under record of 5-6-0 through 14 games, with their games averaging a combined 151.6 points per game so far. Looking at the Bisons' last three games, their over/under record is 0-2 with their games averaging 146 points per game.

Compared to their season average of 80.8 points per game, Lipscomb struggled in their previous game. Against Arkansas, the Bisons scored 66 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 38.8%. Offensively, the Bisons have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 91st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 209th in percentage and 64th in three-pointers made.

Lipscomb's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.1 points per game. Lipscomb's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Arkansas offense to knock down 52% of their shots on their way to putting up 69 points.

Will Florida State Come Through as Home Favorites?

Florida State, who has a season record of 6-5, will be facing Lipscomb in today's game. So far this season, Florida State has a record of 1-3 as the road team and a record of 5-2 at home. As of now, Florida State's record against the spread stands at 5-5-1 leading into today's game. In their previous five games, they are 1-3-1 vs. the spread.

After 11 games, Florida State has an over/under record of 5-5-1, with their games averaging a combined 149.6 points per game so far. When looking at the Seminoles' last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Florida State offense ended with 67 points against Winthrop. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 31.5% and made 3 threes. Leading Florida State in scoring vs. Winthrop was Jalen Warley with his 12 points. Amir Spears also added 12 points for the Seminoles.

Florida State's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.4 points per game. The Florida State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Winthrop to connect on 3 threes.