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North Texas Mean GreenFlorida Atlantic Owls
Feb 11, 7:00 PM | FAU Arena

North Texas Mean Green vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

14-10TEAM RECORD10-14

North Texas pays a visit to Florida Atlantic on Saturday, hoping to send the Owls to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at FAU Arena.

The Owls sit at 10-14 (10-12 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Mean Green are currently 14-10 (14-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Florida Atlantic is 9-13 OU, and North Texas is 7-10-1 OU.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 219-rated Owls and the No. 85-ranked Mean Green, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-65 result in favor of the Mean Green.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida Atlantic has the nation's No. 237-rated offensive output, at 65.1 PPG. The visiting Mean Green defense ranks No. 108 allowing on average 64.5 PPG. The Owls FG% has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Mean Green marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.

Defensively, North Texas features the nation's No. 206-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.3 points per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.

North Texas was a 68-61 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Florida International. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. North Texas earned a 68-61 victory over Florida International on Thursday, getting 17 points from Tony Mitchell at U.S. Century Bank Arena.

Florida Atlantic won its last outing, a 72-71 result against Denver on February 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Florida Atlantic earned a 72-71 victory over Denver on Thursday, getting 18 points from Greg Gantt at FAU Arena.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Louisiana-Monroe are 7-3
After playing Florida International are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Western Kentucky are 7-3
After playing Denver are 1-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Mean Green at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of North Texas's last 9 games on the road
North Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games
Florida Atlantic is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
Florida Atlantic is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games when playing North Texas

Next up:
North Texas home to Louisiana-Monroe, Thursday, February 16
Florida Atlantic at Western Kentucky, Thursday, February 16