Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, FIU Panthers, College Basketball Picks, Basketball Odds, Predictions
Game: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs FIU Panthers
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Ocean Bank Convocation Center in Miami, FL
Odds/Point Spread: FIU -7.5
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles travel to Ocean Bank Convocation Center to play the FIU Panthers on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has FIU as 7.5 point favorites.
Florida Gulf Coast heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-8. They currently have a point differential of -9.7 as they are averaging 60.4 points per contest while giving up 70.1 per game. FIU has an overall mark of 5-3. They are averaging 84.0 points per contest and giving up 71.3, which is a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Betting Trends
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 2-7-0 against the spread
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Important FIU Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Panthers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The FIU Panthers are 1-5-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Injuries
11/30/19 F Dakota Rivers Leg injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Campbell
Key FIU Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Zach Scott comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Caleb Catto averages 10.5 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Devon Andrews averages 17.8 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Osasumwen Osaghae averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida Gulf Coast averages 60.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 333rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team, which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 251st and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 17.7 per game. The Eagles allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 202nd and 195th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 106th place in Division 1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
FIU is 14th in the country with 84.0 points per game this year. They are 17th in Division 1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 37th in the nation. They are 191st in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game, and 27th in assists per contest with 16.9. The Panthers are 22nd in turnovers per game with 17.1. The Panthers surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 240th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 76th in those defensive statistics. They rank 75th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest and 272nd with 37.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Panthers are 322nd in country in forcing turnovers with 18.1 per game.
The Eagles are 333rd in the nation in offensive rating with 85.7. In terms of pace they are 215th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 329th. As a team they are 328th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 93rd in Division 1. Florida Gulf Coast is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.7 times per 100 possessions.
FIU is 39th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions. The Panthers are 77th in the country in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 8th in Division 1 with 78.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 7th. As a team they are 11th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 68th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida Gulf Coast/FIU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take FIU -7.5
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