Florida Atlantic vs. Old Dominion - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (10-10) at Florida Atlantic Owls (5-15)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (FAU Arena)
The Line: Florida Atlantic Owls +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and Florida Atlantic Owls meet Thursday night at the FAU Arena.
The Old Dominion Monarchs look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Old Dominion Monarchs are averaging 67 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 61.6 points on 40 percent shooting. Trey Freeman is averaging 20 points and 3.3 assists while Aaron Bacote is averaging 14.4 points and 2.4 rebounds. Jordan Baker is dishing 2.3 assists and Denzell Taylor is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Old Dominion Monarchs are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Monarchs are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Old Dominion Monarchs have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Florida Atlantic Owls look for consistency after splitting their last six games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 63.6 points on 39.6 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Adonis Filer is averaging 10 points and 2.1 assists while Jackson Trapp is averaging 8.7 points and 3.1 rebounds. Nick Rutherford is dishing 3.6 assists and Jeantal Cylla is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Owls are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Florida Atlantic Owls have split their last 18 home games.
The Monarchs are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-17 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Owls are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
The Monarchs not only struggle on the road outright, but they've failed to cover seven of their last eight away from home. Florida Atlantic hasn't played a lot of home games this season, so they should be eager to play in front of their fans for once. I'll take the points with the home team here.