Florida State Seminoles vs Syracuse Orange NCAAB Betting prediction

Florida State Seminoles vs Syracuse Prediction 1/23/2024

The Florida State Seminoles (11-7) travel to face off against the Syracuse Orange (13-5) on Tuesday, January 23rd. This game will be played at JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse and televised on ESPN2. Syracuse is coming off a win in their previous game, while Florida State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Clemson. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Florida State Seminoles vs Syracuse Orange

The Florida State Seminoles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Florida State will look to bounce back from a 78-67 loss to Clemson as they take on Syracuse. The Seminoles are 11-7 overall and 5-2 in Atlantic Coast Conference play, and they have gone 6-5 in non-conference games.

On the road, Florida State has gone 3-3 this season, and they are currently on a two-game win streak away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -3.2 points per game.

Florida State’s ATS mark for the year is 10-7-1, and they have gone 4-2 vs. the spread on the road. In their last 3 road games and last 5 road games, the Seminoles have gone 2-1 and 4-1 ATS, respectively. As the underdog, Florida State has gone 5-2 ATS this year and 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Florida State’s over/under record for the season is 10-7-1 with the average point total in their games sitting at 150.1. Today’s line of 149.5 is lower than the average OU line of 150.6 in their games this year. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 142.

The Syracuse Orange Are Coming Off A Win

Looking to build on their two-game winning streak, Syracuse is a perfect 11-0 when favored this season. At home, the Orange have gone 10-1, with an average scoring margin of +8.8 points per game.

In their last outing, Syracuse defeated Miami (FL) by a score of 72-69. Over their last 10 games at home, the Orange have gone 9-1.

As the favorite this season, Syracuse has gone 6-5 vs. the spread, and their home ATS mark is 5-6. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Orange are 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is very close to the average over/under line in Syracuse’s games this season (150.7). So far, the over/under record in their games is 8-10. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points, and their OU record in those games is 1-2. On the season, their games have had more points than today’s line in nine contests.

Florida State Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Florida State offense ended with 67 points against Clemson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 40.7% and made 4 threes. Leading Florida State in scoring vs. Clemson was Jamir Watkins with his 15 points. Darin Green Jr also added 13 points for the Seminoles.

Jamir Watkins (F) 13.2 5.8 3.1
Darin Green Jr (G) 12.3 3.2 0.9
Baba Miller (F) 7.9 5.2 1.6

Syracuse Offense Breakdown

The Orange’s offense wrapped up their last game with 72 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.7 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Orange have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 241st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 242nd in terms of percentage and 221st in three-pointers made.

Judah Mintz (G) 17.9 3.4 4.3
J.J. Starling (G) 11.8 3.6 2.3
Chris Bell (F) 11.1 1.9 0.8

Florida State Team Defense

At present, the Seminoles’ defense is nationally ranked 205th, allowing 73.5 points per game. Against Clemson in their most recent game, the Florida State defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing Clemson to hit 40% of their shots.

Syracuse Team Defense

Syracuse’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.7 points per game. In their most recent game, the Syracuse defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Miami (FL) knocked down 12 three-pointers on their way to 69 points.

Seminoles vs Orange Trends

  • Although Florida State has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 5-5. The team averaged 72 points per game in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Orange have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 73 points per game in this stretch.
  • As the betting underdog, the Seminoles have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.
  • The Orange have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Seminoles vs Orange Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Orange to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-68. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -4.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 149.5, and our model projects the Seminoles and Orange to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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