Florida Atlantic vs Charlotte predictions 1/23/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Florida Atlantic Owls vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Location: Dale F. Halton Arena in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte -4.5
The Florida Atlantic Owls head to Dale F. Halton Arena to take on the Charlotte 49ers on Thursday, January 23, 2020. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 4.5 point favorites.
Florida Atlantic comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 72.4 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. Charlotte has an overall record of 10-7. They are averaging 67.2 points per game and surrendering 62.9, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Trends
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 7-9-0 against the spread this season
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 9-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 11-6-0 against the spread this season
The Charlotte 49ers are 8-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Atlantic Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Michael Forrest averages 9.9 points per contest in 25.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Cornelius Taylor comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 25.3 minutes per night. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
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%. Jordan Shepherd scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls allow 68.5 points per contest which is 165th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 238th and 231st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 107th place in D-1. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 288th in Division 1. Florida Atlantic averages 72.4 points per contest, which is 148th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 218th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 155th in the nation. They average 37.2 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 114th and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 162nd with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 49ers give up 62.9 points per game, which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 192nd and 48th in those defensive statistics. They rank 98th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 54th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The 49ers are 252nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest. Charlotte is 283rd in the country with 67.2 points per contest this season. They are 102nd in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 162nd in the country. They are 312th in the nation in rebounding with 32.8 boards per contest and 303rd in assists per game with 11.4. The 49ers are 86th in turnovers per contest with 14.5.
The Owls have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 176th. They are 144th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 169th. As a unit they are 185th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 62nd in D-1. Florida Atlantic is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Charlotte is 36th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The 49ers are 260th in the country in offensive rating with 97.5. In terms of pace they are 271st in Division 1 with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 138th. As a team they are 105th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 258th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida Atlantic +4.5 and over 125 total points
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