College Basketball Matchup - Florida State Seminoles Maine Black Bears Odds Preview

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Dec 9, 4:00 PM | Tucker Center

Maine Black Bears vs Florida State Seminoles Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Florida State and Maine on Sunday, with the host Seminoles trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Seminoles currently sports a 4-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-3 ATS. The Black Bears are 3-5 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Seminoles produce a 4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Black Bears have gone 0-0 against the number.

View Maine vs Florida State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Maine before tip-off in this one found them as 19-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Seminoles, most recently No. 141 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Black Bears, who rate No. 215 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-70 victory for the Seminoles.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Black Bears rank No. 50 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.5 per game. That compares with Florida State’s No. 236 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Florida State is college basketball's No. 150-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Black Bears rate No. 304 with 4.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Maine owns the country's No. 207-rated mark, allowing 72 points per game on the highway. Florida State, on the other hand, rates No. 198 in scoring at home.

Maine was a 97-42 winner in its last match at home against Fisher. The Black Bears blew out Fisher on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 97-42 win at Harold Alfond Sports Arena.

Florida State was a 72-47 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Florida State was run off the court by the Gators on Wednesday as Florida routed them 72-47 at Tucker Center.

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Louisiana-Monroe are 1-0
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Black Bears at Seminoles trends to consider:
Florida State is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Florida State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Maine at Army, Friday, December 14
Florida State home to Louisiana-Monroe, Monday, December 17

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