North Florida Ospreys vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds
North Florida pays a visit to Pittsburgh on Saturday, hoping to send the Panthers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Petersen Events Center.
The Ospreys will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Panthers are 4-3 ATS. North Florida is 0-0 on the totals; Pittsburgh is 2-3.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Panthers - Ospreys odds would favor the Ospreys if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 176 in the current Odds Shark poll, while North Florida is at No. 133. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 86-62 win for the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ospreys rank No. 269 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.6 per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 167 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pittsburgh is college basketball's No. 171-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Ospreys rate No. 56 with 7.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Florida owns the country's No. 220-rated mark, allowing 72.7 points per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 113 in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Florida, they were an 87-59 loser as they battled Minnesota on the road. North Florida was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Minnesota and falling by an 87-59 score at Williams Arena.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 66-45 winner as they battled Duquesne at home. They covered in the match as a 15.5-point favorite. The battle between the Panthers and Dukes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Duquesne was handed a 66-45 defeat on Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.
Pittsburgh Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Duquesne are 10-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Ospreys at Panthers trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
North Florida at Colorado State, Monday, December 17
Pittsburgh home to Bethune-Cookman, Saturday, December 15