American Eagles vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Florida Atlantic and American on Saturday, with the host Owls trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 2-2 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Owls are at 1-3 and 0-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Owls are 0-1, while the Eagles have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 241-ranked Owls and the No. 204-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 52-50 win for the Eagles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Florida Atlantic's No. 301-ranked scoring average of 59.2 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 113 and allowing 62.8 PPG. The Owls FG% has averaged 33.9% to date this season, less than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (44.9% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, American owns the country's No. 107-rated mark, allowing 63.5 points per game on the highway. Florida Atlantic, on the other hand, rates No. 276 in scoring at home.
American was a 67-53 loser in its last match at home against San Francisco. The Eagles endured a 67-53 loss at the hands of the Dons on Monday, despite a 16-point effort from Daniel Munoz at Bender Arena.
Florida Atlantic was a 62-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Elon. The Owls endured a 62-59 loss at the hands of the Phoenix on Sunday, despite a 22-point effort from Stefan Moody at Alumni Gym.
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing South Alabama are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Eagles at Owls trends to consider:
Florida Atlantic is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
American at Saint Joseph's, Wednesday, November 28
Florida Atlantic home to South Alabama, Thursday, November 29