The FGCU Eagles (4-2) will be at home in Alico Arena when they take on the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (1-4). Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. FGCU Eagles Free Preview
The last time the Terriers played, they were beaten by the Denver Pioneers, 60-50. St. Francis Brooklyns Rasheem Dunn had a solid game, putting up nine points and six rebounds. Denver had an offensive rebounding percentage of 43.8 (above their season average of 32.2). St. Francis Brooklyn, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 7.0 (better than their season average of 17.7).
The Eagles hope to maintain momentum after beating the Navy Midshipmen in their last contest, 70-54. Christian Terrell played a pivotal role for FGCU with 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Eagles had a great effective field goal percentage of 0.598 (above their season average of 0.520) and held the Midshipmen to an offensive rebounding percentage of 23.8 (below their season average of 34.6).
The high-octane offense of FGCU will clash against the porous defense of St. Francis Brooklyn. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Eagles rank 25th in offensive efficiency, while the Terriers are 269th in defensive efficiency. The Eagles figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball.
In terms of the O/U total, these teams are complete opposites. Games featuring St. Francis Brooklyn have gone over 100.0 percent of the time, while 100.0 percent of FGCU games have gone under. The Eagles hold the substantial advantage straight up (SU) (4-2 vs. 1-4), but the Terriers have the superior against the spread (ATS) record (1-0 vs. 0-1).
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers vs. FGCU Eagles ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, ATS Winner – St. Francis Brooklyn, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Terriers average 6.9 steals per game, which ranks 78th in the nation. The Eagles rank 157th in steals allowed per game (6.2).
- FGCU ranks 33rd in rebounds allowed per game (32.1) while St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 321st (41.8).
- The Eagles rank 67th in assists per game (15.2) while the Terriers rank 320th (9.4).
- St. Francis Brooklyn ranks 24th in three pointers attempted per game (25.7) while FGCU ranks 248th (19.0).