Florida Atlantic Owls face Stetson Hatters: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Florida Atlantic Owls vs Stetson Hatters Odds
Stetson will look to improve on its 2-4 record on Thursday when they host Florida Atlantic in NCAA basketball odds action at Edmunds Center.
This season, the Hatters are 2-4 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Owls are 3-4 and 1-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Stetson boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Florida Atlantic is 2-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 172-ranked Hatters and the No. 234-rated Owls in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 64-63 win for the Hatters on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stetson's No. 142 nationally ranked offense (70.2 points per game) against a Owls defense that sits as the No. 217 at 68.3 PPG. The Hatters have been averaging 44.5% from the field, more than the Owls have managed so far this season (37.3% on average).
Defensively, Florida Atlantic features the nation's No. 224-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.3 points per game. Stetson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 150 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Florida Atlantic, they were a 72-65 winner as they battled Arkansas State at home. They covered in the match as a 5-point underdog. Greg Gantt scored 29 points for Florida Atlantic on Saturday, leading the Owls to a 72-65 win over Arkansas State at FAU Arena.
Stetson was an 86-63 loser in its last match on the road against Bethune-Cookman. Stetson was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Bethune-Cookman and falling by an 86-63 score at Moore Gymnasium.
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Warner Southern are 1-2
After playing Arkansas State are 4-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Owls at Hatters trends to consider:
Florida Atlantic is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Stetson
Florida Atlantic is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Florida Atlantic home to Warner Southern, Sunday, December 9
Stetson home to Florida International, Sunday, December 9