North Texas vs. Florida Atlantic - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Atlantic Owls (7-20) at North Texas Mean Green (10-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm (The Super Pit)
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Atlantic Owls and North Texas Mean Green meet Saturday at the UNT Coliseum.
The Florida Atlantic Owls need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 66.5 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Adonis Filer is averaging 10.3 points and 2.2 assists while Ronald Delph is averaging 10.1 points and 6.5 rebounds. Marquan Botley is dishing 2.7 assists and Jeantal Cylla is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Owls are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.2 rebounds per game. The Florida Atlantic Owls have lost 10 of their last 11 road games.
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The North Texas Mean Green also need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The North Texas Mean Green are averaging 72.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.5 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Jeremy Combs is averaging 15.7 points and 10.7 rebounds while J-Mychal Reese is averaging 14.9 points and four assists. Deckie Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Ja'Michael Brown is dishing 2.4 assists. The North Texas Mean Green are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 63.5 percent from the free throw line. The Mean Green are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The North Texas Mean Green have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Owls are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games following a ATS win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Mean Green Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Owls are 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Florida Atlantic isn't a good basketball team, espcially on the road. North Texas record isn't a ton better, but the Mean Green actually play pretty decent at home and have more talent than the Owls. I'll eat the small number here.