Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Jacksonville Dolphins Odds
The Jacksonville Dolphins will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in NCAA basketball action.
Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 15-8 and 1-0 ATS on the year, while the Dolphins are at 12-11 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Dolphins are 1-0, while the Eagles have a 1-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 290 (Dolphins) and the No. 93 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-67 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Jacksonville's No. 150-ranked offense, averaging 68.6 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 226 at 68.7 PPG. The Dolphins field goal percentage has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.8% per game.
Defensively, Florida Gulf Coast features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.6 points per game. Jacksonville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 165 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida Gulf Coast won its last outing, an 89-75 result against North Florida on January 31. The Eagles grabbed an 89-75 win over the Ospreys on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Chase Fieler at UNF Arena.
Jacksonville won its last outing, a 71-70 result against Stetson on January 31. Jacksonville earned a 71-70 victory over Stetson on Thursday, getting 19 points from Keith McDougald at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Florida Gulf Coast home to East Tennessee State, Thursday, February 7
Jacksonville at Mercer, Thursday, February 7