Florida Atlantic vs. Tennessee-Martin - 12/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (6-7) at Florida Atlantic Owls (2-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm (FAU Arena)
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The Florida Atlantic Owls and the Tennessee Martin Skyhawks face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Florida Atlantic Owls are 2-10 this season and they have lost their last five games, all on the road. FAU is averaging 61 points per game and they are shooting 38.8 percent from the field while defensively they are allowing 73.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. C.J. Thurman leads the Owls averaging 9.9 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Jackson Trapp is averaging 9.6 points, Adonis Filer is averaging 9.1 points and Ronald Delph is averaging 8.5 points. Even though FAU’s games have primarily been on the road, it hasn’t made much difference as this is a team that has been a cut below their competition.
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The Tennessee Martin Skyhawks are 6-7 this season but they have won their last four games. UTM is averaging 67.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.4 percent from the field while defensively they are allowing 72.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Twymond Howard leads the Skyhawks averaging 12.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Alex Anderson is averaging 11.5 points, Myles Taylor is averaging 10.8 points, and Jacolby Mobley is averaging 10.5 points. Tennessee-Martin has played a balanced schedule with both teams from the larger conferences and the smaller ones.
Florida Atlantic is 3-11 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, 1-4 against the spread following a loss, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games. Tennessee-Martin is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, 1-5 against the spread on the road against a team with a losing home record, and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
I am not sure how FAU are favored against anyone so I am taking UTM and the points.