North Alabama @ Bellarmine
Current Records: North Alabama 16-11; Bellarmine 12-15
What to Know
The Bellarmine Knights will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Bellarmine and the North Alabama Lions will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday at KFC Yum! Center. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
It was a close one, but on Saturday the Knights sidestepped the Queens University Royals for an 88-84 victory.
Meanwhile, the Lipscomb Bisons typically have all the answers at home, but on Saturday North Alabama proved too difficult a challenge. North Alabama was able to grind out a solid win over Lipscomb, winning 80-70.
Bellarmine is the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are only 2-4 against the spread when favored.
The Knights came out on top in a nail-biter against the Lions in the teams' previous meeting in January, sneaking past 69-65. Will Bellarmine repeat their success, or does North Alabama have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: KFC Yum! Center -- Louisville, Kentucky
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $13.65
The Knights are a 3.5-point favorite against the Lions, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Bellarmine have won all of the games they've played against North Alabama in the last four years.
- Jan 02, 2023 - Bellarmine 69 vs. North Alabama 65
- Feb 12, 2022 - Bellarmine 75 vs. North Alabama 69
- Jan 18, 2022 - Bellarmine 68 vs. North Alabama 60
- Feb 13, 2021 - Bellarmine 87 vs. North Alabama 63
- Feb 12, 2021 - Bellarmine 66 vs. North Alabama 64