Florida A&M Rattlers vs Florida International Golden Panthers Odds
The Florida International Golden Panthers hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Florida A&M Rattlers pay a visit to U.S. Century Bank Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Rattlers will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 1-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Panthers are 2-3-1 ATS. Florida A&M is 0-0 against the total, while Florida International is 2-3 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Panthers sit at No. 287 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rattlers sit at No. 235 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Panthers will win this game 69-67.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida International has the nation's No. 194-rated offensive output, at 67.1 PPG. The visiting Rattlers defense ranks No. 331 allowing on average 76.5 PPG. The Golden Panthers FG% has averaged 42% so far, more than the Rattlers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.
Defensively, Florida A&M features the nation's No. 319-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Florida International, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida A&M was a 70-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas Tech. Jamie Adams scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Rattlers to a win (they lost 70-56 to Texas Tech at United Spirit Arena on Monday).
In their last action, Florida International was a 69-52 loser on the road against Middle Tennessee. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Panthers endured a 69-52 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Tymell Murphy at Murphy Center.
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 4-6
After playing Middle Tennessee are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rattlers at Golden Panthers trends to consider:
Florida International is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Florida International is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games at home
Florida A&M at Central Florida, Saturday, January 5
Florida International home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, January 5