Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - 3/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (19-9) at Florida Atlantic Owls (7-22)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm (FAU Arena)
The Line: Florida Atlantic Owls +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida Atlantic Owls will host the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders this Thursday.
The Florida Atlantic Owls come into this game with a 7-22 record and are currently 12th in the Conference USA. The Owls have lost their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 71-63 loss to FIU. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Owls has been Adonis Filer who is averaging 10.4 points per game and 4.6 rebounds. C.J Turman is second on the team with 9.9 points per game and 7.0 rebounds.
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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders come into this game with a 19-9 record and are currently 2nd in the Conference USA. The Blue Raiders have lost 2 of their past 3 games with their most recent game being a 83-74 win over Marshall. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Blue Raiders has been Giddy Potts who is averaging 15.0 points per game and 5.5 rebounds, Reggie Upshaw is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 8.6 rebounds.
Middle Tennessee State is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Thursday games. The Blue Raiders are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win. Florida Atlantic is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games. The Owls are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall.
The Middle Tennesse State Blue Raiders have been one of the best teams in the Conference USA. Florida Atlantic has been one of the worst teams in the Conference USA and have been struggling losing their last 4 games. I think Middle Tennessee State wins this game this game big on the road.