FGCU Eagles vs. North Alabama Lions ATS Prediction 01/18/20

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The FGCU Eagles (6-14, 3-2 Asun) will be at Flowers Hall to clash with the North Alabama Lions (7-11, 2-3 Asun) in an Asun matchup. The game starts at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

FGCU Eagles at North Alabama Lions ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Lions fell to the Stetson Hatters, 54-49, while the Eagles dismantled the Kennesaw State Owls, 73-51.

The Eagles held the Owls to an effective field goal percentage of 0.239 (below their season average of 0.409) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.0 (above their season average of 29.2). North Alabama, on the other hand, held Stetson to an offensive rebounding percentage of 10.0 (below their season average of 32.5). North Alabama’s Emanuel Littles led the way, putting up 12 points and 17 rebounds. Meanwhile, FGCU was led by Jalen Warren, who finished with nine points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

This series was highly contested last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Eagles won the most recent game 71-64. FGCU’s effective field goal percentage was its largest advantage over North Alabama. The Eagles had a rate of 0.560 while the Lions posted a mark of 0.444. This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

FGCU vs. North Alabama Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – North Alabama, ATS Winner – North Alabama, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • North Alabama ranks 36th in steals allowed per game (5.4) while FGCU ranks 195th (8.3).
  • The Eagles rank 124th in assists per game (13.3) while the Lions rank 226th (10.9).
  • North Alabama ranks 156th in rebounds per game (35.6) while FGCU ranks 202nd in rebounds allowed per game (37.0).
  • The Lions rank 36th in three pointers allowed per game (18.6) while the Eagles rank 166th (22.8).
  • FGCU ranks 47th in blocks per game (4.4) while North Alabama ranks 157th (2.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Eagles have scored an average of 65.4 points per game (3.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 64.4 points per game (3.9 below their season average).
  • The Lions’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 2.8, up from 1.9 for the season.