Betting on today's Bisons and Ospreys game? Catch the action at UNF Arena in Jacksonville, FL, as the Ospreys hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 157 points, and North Florida is favored by -1 to win at home against Lipscomb.

LIPSCOMB BISONS VS NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Florida Ospreys -1

This game will be played at UNF Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 31st.

WHY BET THE NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Ospreys.
  • Not only will North Florida pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 157 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Bisons Grab a Win in Jacksonville?

Coming off a 80-59 loss to Stetson, Lipscomb will be looking to bounce back against North Florida. So far this season, the Bisons have gone 13-9, including a 4-3 mark in Atlantic Sun play. As the underdog, Lipscomb has gone 3-6.

On the road this season, the Bisons have gone 6-7, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games away from home. For the season, Lipscomb has a +0.7 average scoring margin on the road.

As the underdog this season, Lipscomb has an ATS record of 6-3 and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 games as the underdog. On the road, the Bisons have an ATS mark of 9-4 and they are 6-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 road games.

This season, the over/under record for Lipscomb is 11-8, and today's over/under line of 157 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (151.1). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-3.

In their recent matchup, the Lipscomb offense ended with 59 points against Stetson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 37.3% and made 6 threes. The team's scoring leader is Derrin Boyd, who holds an average of 17.1 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, A.J McGinnis is averaging 12 points per game this season.

At present, the Bisons' defense is nationally ranked 234th, allowing 75.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Stetson, the Hatters finished with a field goal percentage of 54% and a total of 80 points vs. Lipscomb.

Will the North Florida Defense Show Up at Home?

North Florida enters tonight's game with a 12-10 record, including a 5-2 mark in Atlantic Sun play. The Ospreys are 6-2 at home this season, and they've won four straight games at home.

So far, North Florida has been the favorite in seven of its 22 games, going 5-2 in those contests. Overall, the Ospreys have been outscored by their opponents by an average of 4.6 points per game at home.

North Florida has been solid against the spread this season, going 11-7-1. At home, they are 5-3 vs. the spread. Over their last three home games, the Ospreys are 3-0 ATS.

North Florida's over/under record this season is 8-10-1, and today's line of 157 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (151.8). So far, 12 of their games have finished with less points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 154 points.

In their most recent game, the Ospreys' offense tallied 76 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 77.6 points per game. Jaylen Smith led the scoring for the Ospreys, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Chaz Lanier chipped in with 19 points.

Coming into today's game, the North Florida defense is giving up an average of 74.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Eastern Kentucky, the Colonels finished with a field goal percentage of 55% and a total of 89 points vs. North Florida.