FIU vs Florida Atlantic ncaab prediction

FIU Golden Panthers vs Florida Prediction 12/13/2023

The FIU Golden Panthers (3-7) travel to face off against the Florida Atlantic Owls (7-2) on Wednesday, December 13th. This game will be played at FAU Arena in Boca Raton and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

FIU Golden Panthers vs Florida Atlantic Owls

The FIU Golden Panthers Are Coming Off A Win

At the conclusion of their first 10 games, FIU has a 3-7 overall record. So far this season, they have a 0-3 record when playing away from home and a 3-4 record when playing on their home court. Against the spread, FIU has a current record of 5-5. In their previous five games, the team is 3-2 ATS.

In 10 games, FIU comes in with an over/under mark of 5-5-0, with their games averaging 147.6 points per game. In the Golden Panthers’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 141 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-4.

The Florida Atlantic Owls Are Coming Off A Win

Florida Atlantic will be playing their 10th game of the season when they face FIU. Currently, they have a 7-2 record. So far, the Owls have gone 3-1 on the road and 4-1 at home. As Florida Atlantic enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 6-3. In home games this season, Florida Atlantic has gone 4-1 vs. the spread, and in their previous ten home games, they are 7-3.

Looking at their over/under performance through nine games, Florida Atlantic has an over/under record of 5-4-0, with their games averaging 155 points per game on average. When looking at the Owls’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 163 points per game.

FIU Offense Breakdown

The Golden Panthers’ offense finished with 74 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 72 points per contest. Arturo Dean was the leading scorer for the Golden Panthers, putting up 27 points. In addition, Jayden Brewer contributed 14 points.

Arturo Dean (G) 14.1 4.5 5.0
Dashon Gittens (G) 10.4 2.9 2.6
Jonathan Aybar (F) 9.6 4.4 1.7

Florida Atlantic Offense Breakdown

The Florida Atlantic offense is coming off a game in which they scored 90 points vs. Charleston. Overall their field goal percentage was 55% while connecting on 6 threes. On the offensive front, the Owls have a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, ranking 29th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 62nd in terms of percentage and 69th in three-pointers made.

Vladislav Goldin (C) 16.2 6.8 0.7
Johnell Davis (G) 14.2 7.0 1.9
Alijah Martin (G) 13.4 4.7 1.2

FIU Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the FIU defense is giving up an average of 75.6 points per contest. FIU’s three-point defense is currently 105th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 48.3% of their shots vs. FIU.

Florida Atlantic Team Defense

The Owls’ defense is presently ranked 80th nationally, allowing an average of 67.1 points per contest. Florida Atlantic’s three-point defense is currently 94th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.6% of their shots vs. Florida Atlantic.

Golden Panthers vs Owls Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, FIU has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 67 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last three home games, the Owls have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 88 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Golden Panthers have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-8.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Owls have a straight up record of 8-2 and an ATS mark of 5-5.

Golden Panthers vs Owls Prediction

In this Owls vs. Owls matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Owls at -21.5. While we project the Owls to win 74-69, our recommendation is to bet on the Golden Panthers for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151.5 and our model has the Golden Panthers and Owls finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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