Jacksonville Dolphins host North Florida Ospreys in college basketball action
North Florida Ospreys vs Jacksonville Dolphins Odds
The Jacksonville Dolphins hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the North Florida Ospreys pay a visit to Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
Supporters of the Ospreys have watched them go 10-16 and 2-0 ATS on the year, while the Dolphins are at 12-14 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Dolphins are 1-0, while the Ospreys have a 1-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dolphins rated this week at No. 278 and the Ospreys sitting at No. 291. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 67-65 result in favor of the Dolphins.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Jacksonville's No. 139-ranked offense, averaging 68.8 PPG, against a Ospreys defense that ranks No. 265 at 70.2 PPG. The Dolphins field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Ospreys marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.
Defensively, North Florida features the nation's No. 222-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.5 points per game. Jacksonville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 148 nationally in scoring at home.
North Florida was a 64-44 loser in its last match on the road against Mercer. North Florida was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Mercer and falling by a 64-44 score at Mercer University Center.
Jacksonville lost its last outing, a 75-68 result against Kennesaw State on February 9. Jacksonville got 15 points from Keith McDougald but lost anyway, 75-68, to Kennesaw State on Saturday at KSU Convocation Center.
North Florida home to East Tennessee State, Thursday, February 21
Jacksonville home to USC Upstate, Thursday, February 21