Troy Trojans vs Florida International Golden Panthers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Florida International Golden Panthers try to run the Troy Trojans off the court at U.S. Century Bank Arena in college hoops action.
The Golden Panthers bring a 9-8 record (5-4-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-11 Trojans, who are 8-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Florida International go 3-6 so far and the Trojans go 5-6.
The visitors opened as 9-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 298-rated Troy taking on the No. 214-rated Golden Panthers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 66-62 win for the Golden Panthers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida International's No. 127-ranked offense, averaging 69.8 PPG, against a Trojans defense that ranks No. 200 at 67.3 PPG. The Golden Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, more than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 39% per game.
Defensively, Troy features the nation's No. 207-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.3 points per game. Florida International, meanwhile, comes in at No. 132 nationally in scoring at home.
Troy lost its last outing, an 80-59 result against Florida Atlantic on January 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. Troy was run off the court by the Owls on Thursday as Florida Atlantic routed them 80-59 at FAU Arena.
Florida International won its last outing, a 70-64 result against North Texas on January 17. They covered in that game as a 3-point favorite. The Golden Panthers grabbed a 70-64 win over the Mean Green on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Tymell Murphy at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arkansas State are 5-3
After playing Florida Atlantic are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 4-6
After playing North Texas are 0-10
After a win are 4-6
A few Trojans at Golden Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida Internati
Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida International's last 7 games when playing Troy
Florida International is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Florida International is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games when playing at home against Troy
Troy home to Arkansas State, Thursday, January 24
Florida International at Louisiana-Lafayette, Thursday, January 24