Florida State Seminoles vs. Syracuse Orange - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Syracuse Orange (19-11) at Florida State Seminoles (17-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles will host the Syracuse Orange this Saturday.
The Florida State Seminoles come into this game with a 17-12 record and are currently 11th in the ACC. The Seminoles have lost 5 out of their last 6 games with their most recent game being a 77-56 win over Notre Dame. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Seminoles has been Dwayne Bacon who is averaging 15.8 points per game and 5.8 rebounds. Malik Beasley is second on the team with 15.6 points per game and 5.3 rebounds.
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The Syracuse Orange come into this game with a 19-11 record and are currently 7th in the ACC. The Orange have dropped 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 75-70 loss to North Carolina. Through 30 games this season the leading scorer for the Orange has been Michael Gbinje who is averaging 17.5 points per game and 4.5 assists. Malachi Richardson is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 4.3 rebounds.
The Syracuse Orange are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The Orange 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games overall. Florida State is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Seminoles are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning record.
Florida State is coming off of a big win over Notre Dame and they looked very good during it. Syracuse has sturggled lately losing 3 out of their last 4. I really like the way Florida State played last game and if they can play like that again il take them to win this game.