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North Florida Ospreys vs Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Odds
Florida Gulf Coast looks to cover the Eagles-Ospreys pointspread on Monday and improve its overall 10-6 mark when they host North Florida in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Ospreys have watched them go 7-9 and 2-0 ATS on the year, while the Eagles are at 10-6 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 1-0, while the Ospreys have a 1-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Eagles at No. 97 and the Ospreys at No. 140 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-65 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ospreys rank No. 302 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.4 per game. That compares with Florida Gulf Coast’s No. 133 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Florida Gulf Coast is college basketball's No. 143-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Ospreys rate No. 42 with 7.9 per game.
Defensively, North Florida features the nation's No. 211-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.7 points per game. Florida Gulf Coast, meanwhile, comes in at No. 177 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Florida, they were a 90-74 winner as they battled Stetson on the road. North Florida got 33 points from Parker Smith en route to a 90-74 victory over Stetson on Saturday at Edmunds Center.
Florida Gulf Coast won its last outing, a 78-55 result against Jacksonville on January 5. Florida Gulf Coast cruised to victory on Saturday, running Jacksonville out of the gym and running up a 78-55 score at Alico Arena.
North Florida home to Mercer, Thursday, January 10
Florida Gulf Coast at USC Upstate, Thursday, January 10