Looking to win big? The Royals and Bisons face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bisons are hosting the game at Allen Arena in Nashville, TN. The odds for this Atlantic Sun conference game currently have Lipscomb as the -8 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 168 points.

QUEENS (NC) ROYALS VS LIPSCOMB BISONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Lipscomb Bisons -8

This game will be played at Allen Arena at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 8th.

WHY BET THE LIPSCOMB BISONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 88-58 in favor of the Bisons.
  • Not only will Lipscomb pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 168 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can Queens (NC) Grab a Win on the Road?

Queens (NC) comes into this game as a significant underdog, as they have gone just 2-14 when not favored this season. The Royals are 10-14 overall, including a 4-5 record in Atlantic Sun action.

So far this season, Queens (NC) has gone 0-12 on the road, compared to an 8-2 record at home. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Royals have gone just 0-10.

As the underdog, Queens is just 5-11 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-9, including a 1-2 record in their last 3 road games. Overall, they are 10-12 vs. the spread this year.

So far this season, the over/under record for Queens (NC) sits at 16-6. Today's over/under line of 168 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (155.5). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 167 points compared to their season average of 160.2 points per game.

Queens (NC)'s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 85 points vs. Bellarmine. Overall, they hit 51% of their shots from the field and went 27/33 from the free-throw line. The team's top scorer is Deyton Albury, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 18, while AJ McKee also maintains a PPG average of 17.3 leading up to the game.

Currently, the Royals' defense holds the 328th rank in the nation, allowing 82.2 points per game. Against Bellarmine in their most recent game, the Queens (NC) defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Bellarmine to hit 51% of their shots.

Can Lipscomb Deliver Being Favored at Home?

At home this season, Lipscomb has gone 6-1, and they are currently on a two-game winning streak at home. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bisons have gone 9-1. On the season, they have been favored in 12 games, and their record in those games is 9-3.

So far this season, Lipscomb has an overall record of 14-10, including a 5-4 record in Atlantic Sun Conference games. In their last game, they defeated Jacksonville by a score of 84-82.

As the favorite this season, Lipscomb has gone 8-4 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bisons have an ATS mark of 6-4. At home, Lipscomb is 5-2 vs. the spread this year and they are 5-3 ATS in their last 10 home games.

On the season, the over/under record for Lipscomb's games is 13-8. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 8-2. Today's over/under line of 168 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (151) and the average scoring total in their games this year (156). Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 160 points.

Lipscomb's offense had a good outing, putting up 84 points against Jacksonville. They achieved a 54.9% field goal percentage and went 19/22 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Derrin Boyd who comes into today's matchup averaging 17.3. A.J McGinnis also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.2.

Coming into today's game, the Lipscomb defense is giving up an average of 75.8 points per contest. The Lipscomb defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 82 points and allowed Jacksonville to connect on 9 threes.