Sun Belt Tournament - Florida Atlantic Owls vs Troy Trojans Betting Matchup Report

Troy TrojansFlorida Atlantic Owls
March 8, 9:30 PM | Summit Arena

Troy Trojans vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

11-20TEAM RECORD14-17

Troy travels to Florida Atlantic on Friday, hoping to boost its 11-20 record with a victory over the Owls.

This is a conference playoff game in the Sun Belt Tournament. Summit Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

Supporters of the Trojans have watched them go 11-20 and 17-10 ATS on the year, while the Owls are at 14-17 and 12-13 ATS. In totals betting, the Owls are 13-11, while the Trojans have a 9-14-1 mark.

View Troy vs Florida Atlantic Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Trojans were listed as 2-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Owls, most recently No. 154 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Trojans, who rate No. 300 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 63-60 victory for the Owls.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida Atlantic's No. 242 nationally ranked offense (64.9 points per game) against a Trojans defense that sits as the No. 169 at 66.3 PPG. The Owls have been averaging 41.8% from the field, more than the Trojans have managed so far this season (39.6% on average).

Defensively, Troy features the nation's No. 183-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.1 points per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, comes in at No. 177 nationally in scoring at home.

Troy was a 53-49 loser in their most recent outing at home against South Alabama. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Troy suffered a 53-49 loss against South Alabama on Saturday, getting 22 points from Emil Jones in a losing effort at Trojan Arena.

Florida Atlantic was a 77-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Florida International. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Golden Panthers were burned for 28 points by Stefan Moody on Saturday as the Owls put another game in the win column, 77-60, at FAU Arena.

Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing South Alabama are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-6
After playing Florida International are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Trojans at Owls trends to consider:
Florida Atlantic is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Troy
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Florida Atlantic's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida Atlantic's last 7 games when playing Troy
Florida Atlantic is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games

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