Old Dominion vs. Florida International - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida International Golden Panthers (9-9) at Old Dominion Monarchs (15-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Ted Constant Center)
The Line: Old Dominion -15.5 See the Latest Odds
The Florida International Golden Panthers and Old Dominion Monarchs meet at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
The Florida International Golden Panthers have split their last six games and play their 12th true road game. On the season, FIU is averaging 62.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting and are allowing 62.3 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Dennis Mavin is averaging 17.2 points and 2.9 assists while Adrian Diaz is averaging 13 points and 6.4 rebounds. Daviyon Draper is grabbing 5.5 rebounds and Dominique Williams is shooting 46.2 percent from the field. The Florida International Golden Panthers are a defensive team that’s allowing 6.1 threes per game and have given up 65 or less points in five of their last six games. Offensively, FIU is shooting 63.5 percent from the line and 27.1 percent from beyond the arc.
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The Old Dominion Monarchs have split their last six games and look for their fifth C-USA win. On the season, ODU is averaging 65.7 points on 42.3 percent shooting and are allowing 57.4 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Trey Freeman is averaging 16.1 points and 3.3 assists while Aaron Bacote is averaging 10.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Jonathan Arledge is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Richard Ross is shooting 58.4 percent from the field. The Old Dominion Monarchs are a defensive team that’s allowing 5.7 threes per game and has given up 68 or less points in 10 of their last 12 games. Offensively, ODU is shooting 69.8 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from beyond the arc.
Florida International is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road. Old Dominion is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games and 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games.
ODU is a team that simply hasn't been great ATS and doesn't have enough offensive firepower to blow teams out. Meanwhile, FIU has lived on the road all year and shouldn't be rattled by a tough crowd. Give me the points here.