Maine Black Bears vs Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Maine Black Bears Odds
Maine looks to cover the Black Bears-Eagles pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 3-8 mark when they host Florida Gulf Coast in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 8-4 and 1-0 ATS on the year, while the Black Bears are at 3-8 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Black Bears are 1-0, while the Eagles have a 1-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 234 (Black Bears) and the No. 88 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 74-62 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 157 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.9 per game. That compares with Maine’s No. 59 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Maine is college basketball's No. 314-ranked team at 4.3 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 187 with 6.1 per game.
Defensively, Florida Gulf Coast features the nation's No. 297-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.4 points per game. Maine, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Florida Gulf Coast, they were an 86-60 winner as they battled Southeastern at home. The battle between the Eagles and Crusaders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Southeastern was handed an 86-60 defeat on Tuesday at Alico Arena.
In their last action, Maine was a 94-69 loser on the road against Marist. Maine was run off the court by the Red Foxes on Sunday as Marist routed them 94-69 at McCann Field House.
Florida Gulf Coast at Kennesaw State, Monday, December 31
Maine at Quinnipiac, Saturday, December 29