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Florida International Golden Panthers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Odds
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers host Florida International on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-2 mark against the 0-2 Golden Panthers in college hoops action at Kimbel Arena.
This season, the Chanticleers are 2-2 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Golden Panthers are 0-2 and 0-0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Coastal Carolina boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Florida International is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 86-ranked Chanticleers and the No. 251-rated Golden Panthers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-60 win for the Chanticleers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Coastal Carolina's No. 56 nationally ranked offense (77.8 points per game) against a Golden Panthers defense that sits as the No. 315 at 76.5 PPG. The Chanticleers have been averaging 43.9% from the field, more than the Golden Panthers have managed so far this season (37.4% on average).
Defensively, Florida International features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 42 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Florida International was a 69-60 loser at home against Stephen F. Austin. Tymell Murphy scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Golden Panthers to a win (they lost 69-60 to Stephen F. Austin at U.S. Century Bank Arena on Saturday).
Coastal Carolina won its last outing, a 96-40 result against Johnson & Wales Charlotte on November 20. The battle between the Chanticleers and Wildcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Johnson & Wales Charlotte was handed a 96-40 defeat on Tuesday at Kimbel Arena.
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Arkansas State are 2-8
After playing Stephen F. Austin are 0-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Golden Panthers at Chanticleers trends to consider:
Florida International is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Florida International is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Florida International home to Arkansas State, Thursday, November 29
Coastal Carolina at Boston University, Wednesday, November 28