FIU vs Charlotte predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: FIU Panthers vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Dale F. Halton Arena in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte -3.5
The FIU Panthers head to Dale F. Halton Arena to take on the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 3.5 point favorites.
FIU heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 81.2 points per contest while giving up 73.4 per game. Charlotte has an overall mark of 11-7. They are averaging 67.3 points per contest and giving up 63.2, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable FIU Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Panthers are 10-7-0 against the spread this season
The FIU Panthers are 7-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 11-7-0 against the spread this season
The Charlotte 49ers are 9-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key FIU Panthers Injuries
01/10/20 G Tevin Brewer Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Osasumwen Osaghae averages 13.3 points per contest in 26.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 8.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Devon Andrews comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jahmir Young averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Drew Edwards scores 10.4 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 73.4 points per contest which is 278th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 78th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.2 rebounds a game which ranks 347th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 177th place in D-1. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in Division 1. FIU averages 81.2 points per contest, which is 13th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 29th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 16.3 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 41st with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 49ers give up 63.2 points per game, which ranks them 48th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 194th and 68th in those defensive statistics. They rank 98th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 50th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The 49ers are 253rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Charlotte is 280th in the country with 67.3 points per contest this season. They are 89th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 173rd in the country. They are 325th in the nation in rebounding with 32.3 boards per contest and 302nd in assists per game with 11.3. The 49ers are 89th in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 92nd. They are 10th in college basketball in pace with 76.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 19th. As a unit they are 38th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 44th in D-1. FIU is 95th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
Charlotte is 32nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The 49ers are 253rd in the country in offensive rating with 97.8. In terms of pace they are 269th in Division 1 with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 120th. As a team they are 93rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 249th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take FIU +3.5 and over 141.5 total points
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