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Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Northern Kentucky Norse Odds
Florida Gulf Coast travels to Northern Kentucky on Thursday, hoping to boost its 18-8 record with a victory over the Norse.
The Norse bring a 8-12 record (2-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-8 Eagles, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Northern Kentucky go 0-0 so far and the Eagles go 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Norse - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northern Kentucky is rated No. 290 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida Gulf Coast is at No. 65. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 72-62 win for the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 91 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.8 per game. That compares with Northern Kentucky’s No. 336 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Kentucky is college basketball's No. 32-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 80 with 7.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida Gulf Coast owns the country's No. 317-rated mark, allowing 76.8 points per game on the highway. Northern Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 342 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Florida Gulf Coast was a 74-49 winner at home against USC Upstate. The Eagles blew out USC Upstate on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 74-49 win at Alico Arena.
Northern Kentucky was a 76-58 loser in its last match on the road against Lipscomb. Northern Kentucky suffered a 76-58 loss against Lipscomb on Friday, getting 15 points from Eshaunte Jones in a losing effort at Allen Arena.
Florida Gulf Coast at Lipscomb, Saturday, February 16
Northern Kentucky home to Stetson, Saturday, February 16