North Florida Ospreys battle vs Northern Kentucky Norse highlights college basketball odds menu
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.
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