Eastern Kentucky vs Lipscomb Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/1/24

Lipscomb (19-11) vs Eastern Kentucky (17-12)

Game Info: Friday, March 1, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Allen Arena)

Betting Odds: Lipscomb -2.5 -- Over/Under: 163.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will play the Lipscomb Bisons in an ASUN game on Friday night at Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Eastern Kentucky has won four of their last five games, while Lipscomb is on a three game winning streak. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and Eastern Kentucky vs Lipscomb prediction. 

Eastern Kentucky Preview

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 17-12 (12-3) this year after they lost to Austin Peay by a score of 83-79 in their last game. Eastern Kentucky led 43-37 at halftime, but they were out scored 46-36 in the second half for the loss. The Colonels shot 45.9% from the field and were -4 in rebounding margin in the game. Eastern Kentucky had won their previous four games against Central Arkansas, North Alabama, Bellarmine, and Chicago State. The Colonels are scoring 81.8 points per game with 40.4 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game, while allowing 76.7 points against per game this year. Isaiah Cozart is averaging 15.6 points per game, 9.9 rebounds per game, and 3.9 blocks per game. Eastern Kentucky is shooting 46.3% from the field, 68.1% on free throws, and 36.4% on three pointers this season. 

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Lipscomb Preview

The Lipscomb Bisons are 19-11 (10-5) this season after they defeated Bellarmine by a score of 90-74 in their last game. Lipscomb led 35-30 at halftime and they scored 55 points in the second half in the win. The Bisons shot 54.5% from the field and made 13 three pointers in the game. Lipscomb has won three games in a row and six of their last seven. The Bisons are scoring 82.3 points per game with 33 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, while giving up 76.8 points against per game this season. Will Pruitt is averaging 14.7 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, and 3.1 assists per game. Lipscomb is shooting 49.6% from the field, 76.4% on free throws, and 37.9% on three pointers this year. 

Eastern Kentucky vs Lipscomb Betting Prediction

Eastern Kentucky comes into this matchup in first place in the ASUN standings, but Lipscomb is only two games behind and will have the home court advantage here. Lipscomb has won three games in a row and they have scored at least 84 points in six of their last seven games. The Bisons are shooting 49.6% from the field, while Eastern Kentucky is shooting 46.3% from the field. The Colonels also have a high powered offense and they beat Lipscomb by a score of 80-72 in their first meeting this season. This should be a very good game and there should be no shortage of points, but I am going to take the better shooting team at home. Give me Lipscomb here. 

David’s Pick Lipscomb -2.5

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