Florida Gulf Coast Eagles home to Stetson Hatters in NCAA Basketball betting action
Stetson Hatters vs Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Stetson when they take on the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on Friday in college hoops betting action.
The Eagles sport records of 13-8 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hatters have 9-10 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Eagles and 0-0 for the Hatters.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 287-rated Stetson taking on the No. 116-rated Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-69 win for the Eagles on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Florida Gulf Coast's No. 78-ranked scoring average of 72.1 PPG, against a Hatters defense rated No. 313 and allowing 73.9 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 46% to date this season, less than the Hatters shooters have managed so far (46.7% per game).
Defensively, Stetson features the nation's No. 286-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.6 points per game. Florida Gulf Coast, meanwhile, comes in at No. 136 nationally in scoring at home.
Stetson was an 85-69 winner in its last match at home against Lipscomb. Stetson got 21 points from Chris Perez en route to an 85-69 victory over Lipscomb on Saturday at Edmunds Center.
Florida Gulf Coast was a 73-54 winner in its last match at home against Northern Kentucky. The Eagles got a 29-point performance from Sherwood Brown, who added 10 rebounds, as Florida Gulf Coast ran past Northern Kentucky 73-54 on Saturday at Alico Arena.
Stetson at Jacksonville, Thursday, January 31
Florida Gulf Coast at North Florida, Thursday, January 31