Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Jacksonville Dolphins in college hoops odds
Jacksonville Dolphins vs Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Odds
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Jacksonville Dolphins at Alico Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Dolphins will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 1-0 ATS. Jacksonville is 1-0 on the totals; Florida Gulf Coast is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 97-rated Eagles and the No. 309-ranked Dolphins, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-65 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida Gulf Coast's No. 111 nationally ranked offense (70.9 points per game) against a Dolphins defense that sits as the No. 276 at 71.3 PPG. The Eagles have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Dolphins have managed so far this season (42.1% on average).
Defensively, Jacksonville features the nation's No. 265-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.1 points per game. Florida Gulf Coast, meanwhile, comes in at No. 198 nationally in scoring at home.
Jacksonville was an 85-71 winner in its last match at home against Lipscomb. Jacksonville got 19 points from Keith McDougald en route to an 85-71 victory over Lipscomb on Wednesday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
In their last action, Florida Gulf Coast was a 77-70 loser on the road against Mercer. Florida Gulf Coast suffered a 77-70 loss against Mercer on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Chase Fieler in a losing effort at Mercer University Center.
Jacksonville at Stetson, Monday, January 7
Florida Gulf Coast home to North Florida, Monday, January 7