Who's Playing

North Alabama @ Liberty

Current Records: North Alabama 9-8; Liberty 12-5

What to Know

The Liberty Flames are 8-0 against the North Alabama Lions since January of 2019, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Thursday. The Flames and North Alabama will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 7 p.m. ET at Liberty Arena. Liberty is out to keep their seven-game home win streak alive.

The point spread favored Liberty on Sunday, but luck did not. They fell in a 62-59 heartbreaker to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.

Meanwhile, North Alabama came up short against the Stetson Hatters on Saturday, falling 95-85.

This next contest looks promising for Liberty, who are favored by a full 18.5 points. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (9-2), so they might be worth a quick bet.

With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Liberty Arena -- Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $6.00


The Flames are a big 18.5-point favorite against the Lions, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Flames as an 18-point favorite.

Over/Under: -112

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Series History

Liberty have won all of the games they've played against North Alabama in the last nine years.

  • Jan 27, 2022 - Liberty 72 vs. North Alabama 53
  • Mar 07, 2021 - Liberty 79 vs. North Alabama 75
  • Feb 23, 2021 - Liberty 74 vs. North Alabama 54
  • Feb 22, 2021 - Liberty 74 vs. North Alabama 54
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Liberty 74 vs. North Alabama 56
  • Jan 09, 2020 - Liberty 63 vs. North Alabama 52
  • Feb 16, 2019 - Liberty 80 vs. North Alabama 70
  • Jan 21, 2019 - Liberty 72 vs. North Alabama 47