Florida Atlantic vs. Florida International - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida International Golden Panthers (11-15) at Florida Atlantic Owls (10-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm (FAU Arena)
The Line: Florida Atlantic Owls -3 -- Over/Under: 132.5 See the Latest Odds
CUSA and instate college basketball foes the FIU Golden Panthers and Florida Atlantic Owls take the hardwood on Saturday.
The FIU Golden Panthers haven’t been able to score enough on a consistent basis which has the team sitting in the bottom half of the conference standings. FIU has followed a two game winning streak with back to back losses after an 83-76 defeat at Western Kentucky where the Hilltoppers 28-8 edge at the line was decisive.
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Trejon Jacob kept the Golden Panthers competitive with 22 points and five pulls with Brian Beard Jr. adding 16 points, four yanks and seven assists. Hassan Hussein gave FIU eleven points while Josh Stamps chipped in with eight points.
A struggling offense has been an obvious issue for the Florida Atlantic Owls who have dropped six of seven with 68 points being the most points scored in this stretch. Florida Atlantic dropped a 79-68 decision at Marshall last time out where the Owls were outshot 42.4%-34.2%.
Ronald Delph kept Florida Atlantic within striking distance with 21 points, six boards and eleven assists. The Owls received 12 points from Justin Massey while Gerdarius Troutman and Anthony Adger tossed in nine points each.
FIU are 16-5-1 ATS in their last 22 games overall. FIU are 12-4 ATS in the last 16 meetings and over is 12-5 in the last 17 meetings.
This one should go down to the wire and having even small chalk on your side is valuable…