Incarnate Word Cardinals (6-6) vs. Florida International Panthers (4-6)
December 21, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Florida International Panthers -13 / Incarnate Word Cardinals +13; Over/Under: +142.5
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The Incarnate Word Cardinals and FIU Golden Panthers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center. The Incarnate Word Cardinals look to get above a .500 record. The FIU Golden Panthers look for their fifth win.
The Incarnate Word Cardinals are averaging 68.8 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jonathan Cisse is averaging 11.8 points and 2.4 assists, while Charlie Yoder is averaging 11.3 points and 3.4 rebounds. Trey Miller is dishing 2.2 assists and Niki Krause is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Incarnate Word Cardinals are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Incarnate Word Cardinals are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.9 rebounds per game.
The FIU Golden Panthers are averaging 74.9 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 77.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Denver Jones is averaging 17.4 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Arturo Dean is averaging 12 points and 3.9 rebounds. Javaunte Hawkins is dishing 1.7 assists and Mohamed Sanogo is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The FIU Golden Panthers are shooting 28.7 percent from beyond the arc and 65.2 percent from the free throw line. The FIU Golden Panthers are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.6 rebounds per game.
The Cardinals are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Panthers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 16-36-1 ATS in their last 53 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Cardinals last 7 overall. The under is 4-0 in Panthers last 4 overall.
Neither of these teams are good, but the difference is FIU is at home, where it wins by an average of 9.7 points. The Incarnate Word Cardinals lose on the road by an average of 23.2 points while shooting 36.9 percent from the field. Incarnate Word loses in the underdog role by an average of 11.7 points. It’s FIU and the chalk or pass for me.