Charlotte vs. Florida Atlantic - 1/23/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Florida Atlantic Owls (12-7) at Charlotte 49ers (10-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 126 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Florida Atlantic Owls and Charlotte 49ers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Halton Arena.
The Florida Atlantic Owls look for a win after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 72.4 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Cornelius Taylor is averaging 12.5 points and 2.5 rebounds while Michael Forrest is averaging 9.9 points and 1.9 rebounds. Jailyn Ingram is dishing 1.5 assists and Karlis Silins is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Florida Atlantic Owls are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Florida Atlantic Owls are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game. The Florida Atlantic Owls have split their last four road games.
The Charlotte 49ers look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 67.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 62.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Jordan Shepherd is averaging 14.3 points and 3.7 assists while Jahmir Young is averaging 11.7 points and 5.1 rebounds. Drew Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Milos Supica is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte 49ers are allowing 29.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game. The Charlotte 49ers have won five straight home games.
The Owls are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games, 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games following a straight up loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The 49ers are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Owls last 4 overall. The under is 5-0 in 49ers last 5 home games. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Florida Atlantic Owls aren't the same team on the road as they are at home, and they're actually losing their last five games by an average of three points while shooting just 41.6 percent from the field. The Charlotte 49ers win at home by an average of 10.4 points, and they're 11-6 ATS on the season with covers in seven of their nine home games. You can make a case the Florida Atlantic Owls are the better team, but this is a spot the Charlotte 49ers should get the job done.