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Florida Ospreys vs Florida Seminoles Prediction 12/19/2023

The North Florida Ospreys (7-5) travel to face off against the Florida State Seminoles (4-5) on Tuesday, December 19th. This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee and televised on ACCN. Both North Florida and Florida State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

North Florida Ospreys vs Florida State Seminoles

The North Florida Ospreys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

North Florida is preparing for their 13th game of the season, currently holding a 7-5 record. So far this year, all of the Ospreys’ games have taken place on the road. As we examine North Florida’s performance against the spread, they currently stand at 4-4. On the road, North Florida has a solid 3-1 ATS record this season and is 5-5 ATS in their previous ten road games.

Through 12 games, North Florida has an over/under record of 4-3-1 with their games averaging a combined 153.5 points per game so far. When assessing the Ospreys’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-1, with their games averaging 150 points per game.

The Florida State Seminoles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Currently, the Seminoles have a record of 4-5, after losing their most recent game to South Florida (88-72). The Seminoles have played all of their games on the road this season. Up to this point, Florida State has been solid against the spread, boasting a record above .500 at 5-3. In terms of covering the spread, the Seminoles have gone 2-2 on the road and 3-1 at home.

So far, Florida State’s games have averaged 153.4 points per game with the average over/under line being 153.4 points. When looking at the Seminoles’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

North Florida Offense Breakdown

North Florida’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 79 points against High Point. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50.9% and made 13/19 free throws. The top scorer for the Ospreys was Ametri Moss with 19 points, while Jasai Miles also added 12 to the scoreboard.

Chaz Lanier (G) 15.6 4.9 1.2
Ametri Moss (G) 11.9 3.6 3.2
Dorian James (G) 9.6 6.2 1.5

Florida State Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Florida State offense ended with 72 points against South Florida. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 39% and made 8 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jamir Watkins who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.2. Darin Green Jr also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.4.

Jamir Watkins (F) 13.2 6.1 3.3
Darin Green Jr (G) 12.4 2.8 0.8
Baba Miller (F) 7.8 5.0 1.1

North Florida Team Defense

The Ospreys’ defense is presently ranked 162nd nationally, allowing an average of 72.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, North Florida’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 24.5% this season.

Florida State Team Defense

At present, the Seminoles’ defense is nationally ranked 176th, allowing 72.9 points per game. Florida State’s three-point defense is currently 43rd in the country at 5.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.5% of their shots vs. Florida State.

Ospreys vs Seminoles Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, North Florida has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 74 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Florida State has an ATS record of 4-6 while averaging 71 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Ospreys have a strong record vs the spread going 4-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Seminoles have an ATS mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. Florida State posted a straight up mark of 0-3 in these matchups.

Ospreys vs Seminoles Prediction

In this Seminoles vs. Seminoles matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Seminoles at -16.5. While we project the Seminoles to win 74-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Ospreys for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 150.5 and our model has the Ospreys and Seminoles finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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