Elon vs. FIU - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida International Golden Panthers (2-4) at Elon Phoenix (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Alumni Gym)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -11 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Elon Phoenix and the Florida International Golden Panthers face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Elon Phoenix are 5-1 this season and they have won their last 4 games in a row. Elon is averaging 86.3 points per game and they are shooting 50.8 percent from the floor including 37 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 75.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Steven Santa Ana leads the Phoenix averaging 13 points per game. Brian Dawkins is averaging 12.3 points for the Phoenix, Luke Eddyis averaging 12 points, and Tyler Selbring is averaging 11.5 points and 5.7 rebounds. Elon has Georgetown up next so they have to make sure they don’t get caught looking ahead.
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The FIU Panthers are 1-4 this season and they have lost their last 4 games in a row. Elon is averaging 71 points per game and they are shooting 46.7 percent from the floor and 29.6 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 72.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent. Donte McGill leads the Panthers averaging 17 points per game. Michael Kessens is averaging 13.8 points and 10.4 rebounds for FIU, Eric Nottage is averaging 10.8 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Kimar Williams is averaging 7.2 points. FIU looks like they are in for a struggle this season.
Elon is 5-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 non-conference games. FIU is 4-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 road games, and 2-6 against the spread against the CAA.
This one isn’t even close as Elon wins in an outright blowout.