Northern Kentucky Norse vs North Florida Ospreys Odds
The North Florida Ospreys host Northern Kentucky on Wednesday, looking to build on their 6-8 mark against the 2-7 Norse in college hoops action at UNF Arena.
North Florida will face the 2-7 Norse, who own a 2-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Ospreys are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Norse are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 140-rated Ospreys and the No. 316-ranked Norse, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 59-56 result in favor of the Ospreys.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Florida's No. 222-ranked offense, averaging 65.7 PPG, against a Norse defense that ranks No. 96 at 62.4 PPG. The Ospreys field goal percentage has averaged 44% so far, more than the Norse marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.4% per game.
Defensively, Northern Kentucky features the nation's No. 38-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.4 points per game. North Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 74 nationally in scoring at home.
Northern Kentucky was a 53-51 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Jacksonville. Northern Kentucky got 12 points from Nate Snodgrass but lost anyway, 53-51, to Jacksonville on Monday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Last time out for North Florida, they were an 84-70 winner as they battled Lipscomb at home. Travis Wallace scored 24 points leading the Ospreys to an 84-70 victory over Lipscomb at UNF Arena on Monday.
Northern Kentucky home to USC Upstate, Saturday, January 5
North Florida at Stetson, Saturday, January 5