The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (1-4) are 5.5-point favorites as they look to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Norfolk State Spartans (3-2) on Monday, November 20, 2023 at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center. The matchup airs at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 142.5 points.
FGCU vs. Norfolk State Odds
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Who Will Win FGCU vs. Norfolk State?
FGCU and Norfolk State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
FGCU is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.
The Eagles and the Spartans combine to average 6.9 more points per game than the over/under of 142.5 set for this game.
Opponents of the two teams average a combined 1.7 more points per game (144.2) than this matchup’s total of 142.5 points.
The average over/under FGCU has had set in games this season is 7.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
The average point total for the Spartans this season is 0.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.
The Eagles are 1-3-0 against the spread this season.
The Spartans have not covered the spread in a game yet this year in three opportunities.
FGCU Stats & Insights
FGCU averages 72.6 points per game (231st in college basketball) while giving up 77.6 per outing (299th in college basketball). It has a -25 scoring differential overall and has been outscored by five points per game.
The 31.2 rebounds per game FGCU averages rank 274th in the nation. Its opponents record 30.2 per outing.
The Eagles knock down 7.2 three-pointers per game (206th in college basketball), 3.0 fewer than their opponents (10.2). They are shooting 28.1% from beyond the arc (301st in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 36.7%.
FGCU’s 95.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 167th in college basketball, and the 101.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 335th in college basketball.
Norfolk State Stats & Insights
Norfolk State is outscoring opponents by 10.2 points per game, with a +51 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.8 points per game (170th in college basketball) and gives up 66.6 per outing (127th in college basketball).
Norfolk State pulls down 35.2 rebounds per game (141st in college basketball) while allowing 28.8 per outing to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 6.4 boards per game.
Norfolk State knocks down 2.6 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 6.4 (255th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 9.
Norfolk State’s 93.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 200th in college basketball, and the 81.2 points it concedes per 100 possessions rank 79th in college basketball.
FGCU Key Players to Watch
The Eagles scoring leader is Isaiah Thompson, who averages 14.5 per contest to go with two rebounds and 1.8 assists.
Keeshawn Kellman leads FGCU in rebounding, averaging 5.8 per game, while Rahmir Barno leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.4 in each contest.
Thompson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Eagles, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.8 per contest.
The FGCU steals leader is Thompson, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Andre Weir, who compiles one block per contest.
Norfolk State Key Players to Watch
Jamarii Thomas is the top scorer for the Spartans with 15.4 points per game. He also adds three rebounds and 2.8 assists per game to his statistics.
Norfolk State’s leader in rebounds is Jaylani Darden with 7.8 per game, and its leader in assists is Gilbert Brown with three per game.
Thomas is the most prolific from distance for the Spartans, hitting 1.2 threes per game.
Norfolk State’s leader in steals is Thomas with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Kuluel Mading with 1.6 per game.
FGCU vs. Norfolk State Prediction
FGCU 77, Norfolk State 67
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