Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Florida Atlantic Owls Pick
- Mar 10, 2023, 5:42:29 AM
On March 10th, 2023, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will face the Florida Atlantic Owls in a highly anticipated NCAA game at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas. As one of the final games of the season, this matchup is sure to attract attention from college basketball fans and bettors alike. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the two teams and provide a prediction for the game's outcome based on their recent performances.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have had an up-and-down season so far, finishing with a 19-13 record and an 11-9 conference record. While the team has shown flashes of brilliance, they've struggled with consistency throughout the season.
Offensively, the Blue Raiders have been led by guard E. Lawrence, who averages 12.3 points per game with an 81.6% field goal percentage. However, the team as a whole only averages 70.4 points per game, which is considerably lower than their opponents, the Florida Atlantic Owls.
Defensively, the Blue Raiders have been relatively strong, allowing an average of 67.8 points per game. However, their rebounding has been a weakness, with an average of only 33.7 rebounds per game.
Florida Atlantic Owls
The Florida Atlantic Owls have had a dominant season, finishing with a 29-3 record and an 18-2 conference record. The team has been led by guard J. Davis, who averages 13.2 points per game with a 48.9% field goal percentage.
Offensively, the Owls have been impressive, averaging 79.3 points per game. They've also been strong on the boards, with an average of 38.3 rebounds per game.
Defensively, the Owls have been equally impressive, allowing an average of only 65.7 points per game. They've also been a force in steals, averaging 6.7 per game.
According to the latest betting trends, the Florida Atlantic Owls are heavily favored to win this game, with a point spread of -8. The over/under for the game is set at 141 points.
Public Betting Data:
The public seems to be in agreement with the oddsmakers, with the majority of bets favoring the Florida Atlantic Owls to cover the spread.
Based on the team analysis and recent performances, it's clear that the Florida Atlantic Owls are the stronger team in this matchup. While the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have had some impressive moments this season, they've been too inconsistent to mount a serious challenge against the Owls.
Furthermore, with a point spread of -8 in favor of the Owls, it seems that the oddsmakers and the public agree that they'll win by a significant margin.
Pick: Florida Atlantic Owls (-8)
In conclusion, we predict that the Florida Atlantic Owls will win this game, covering the spread against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. It should be an exciting matchup, but ultimately the Owls' dominance throughout the season should give them the edge.