Florida State Seminoles vs. Pittsburgh Panthers - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Panthers (15-3) at Florida State Seminoles (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles will host the Pittsburgh Panthers this Saturday.
The Florida State Seminoles come into this game with a 12-6 record and are currently 10th in the ACC. The Seminoles have won 2 out of their last 3 games. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Seminoles has been Malik Beasley who is averaging 17.4 points per game and 5.8 rebounds. Dwayne Bacon is second on the team with 16.4 points per game and 5.7 rebounds. The Seminoles will try to get another big home win this Saturday.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers come into this game with a 15-3 record and are currently 4th in the ACC. The Panthers have struggled lately coming off of a 78-61 loss to North Carolina State. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Panthers has been Michael Young who is averaging 17.1 points per game and 6.8 rebounds. Jamel Artis is second on the team with 16.1 points per game and 4.5 rebounds. The Panthers will try to shake off their last loss and get a win here.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games following a against the spread loss. The Panthers are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 Saturday games. The Florida State Seminoles are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games following a loss. The Seminoles are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. ACC opponents.
The Florida State Seminoles are coming off a blowout loss against Louisville but have won their previous two games before that. The Pittsbugh Panthers have been struggling lately, their last game was a blowout loss to NC State. I like Florida State to win this game at home and cover the spread.