Florida Atlantic Owls vs Florida International Golden Panthers in college hoops odds
Florida International Golden Panthers vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds
Florida International pays a visit to Florida Atlantic on Saturday, hoping to send the Owls to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at FAU Arena.
The Owls are 13-17 so far on the season, and 11-13 ATS vs. the number. The Golden Panthers, meanwhile, are 16-12 and 12-8-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Florida Atlantic go 12-11 and the Golden Panthers go 8-12 on the totals.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Golden Panthers were listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 171-rated Owls and the No. 222-ranked Golden Panthers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-65 result in favor of the Golden Panthers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida Atlantic has the nation's No. 249-rated offensive output, at 64.5 PPG. The visiting Golden Panthers defense ranks No. 256 allowing on average 69.9 PPG. The Owls FG% has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the Golden Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida International owns the country's No. 225-rated mark, allowing 71.7 points per game on the highway. Florida Atlantic, on the other hand, rates No. 189 in scoring at home.
Florida International won its last outing, a 67-58 result against Louisiana-Monroe on February 28. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. The Golden Panthers got 16 points from Malik Smith as Florida International ran past Louisiana-Monroe 67-58 on Thursday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Last time out for Florida Atlantic, they were a 73-59 winner as they battled Arkansas-Little Rock at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Florida Atlantic got 26 points from Greg Gantt en route to a 73-59 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday at FAU Arena.
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Louisiana-Monroe are 3-4
After a win are 7-3
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 5-2
After a win are 4-6
A few Golden Panthers at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida Atlantic
Florida International is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Florida International is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Florida Atlantic
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games when playing Florida International
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida Atlantic's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games when playing at home against Florida International
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida Atlantic's last 8 games