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College Basketball Matchup - DePaul Blue Demons Florida Atlantic Owls Odds Preview

Florida Atlantic OwlsDePaul Blue Demons
3-6December 12, 2013, 09:00 | Allstate Arena4-4

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the DePaul Blue Demons try to run the Florida Atlantic Owls off the court at Allstate Arena in college hoops action.

DePaul will face the 3-6 Owls, who own a 3-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blue Demons are 3-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Owls are 3-3 favoring the OVER.

View Florida Atlantic Owls vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Blue Demons in this one found them listed as -12.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Thursday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Owls was expected to move the line.

The Blue Demons - Owls odds would favor the Blue Demons if the lines were set according to our power ranks. DePaul is rated No. 210 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida Atlantic is at No. 251.

DePaul was a 78-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Arizona State. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. DePaul was run off the court by the Sun Devils on Friday as Arizona State routed them 78-56 at Allstate Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Owls rank No. 42 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.89 per game. That compares with DePaul’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where DePaul is college basketball's No. 114-ranked team at 6.38 per game, while the Owls rate No. 155 with 5.78 per game.

Next up:
Florida Atlantic at Maryland, Saturday, December 14th
DePaul at Chicago State, Sunday, December 15th