Florida State at Pitt: 2/20/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Pittsburgh Panthers (9-8) vs Florida State Seminoles (12-3)
Game Info: Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Petersen Events Center)
Betting Odds: Pittsburgh Panthers +6 -- Over/Under: 147 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Florida State Seminoles and Pittsburgh Panthers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Petersen Events Center.
The Florida State Seminoles come into this game with a12-3 record overall and they are coming off one of their biggest wins of the season. Florida State’s last game was against Virginia, a team that had a good defense, and their offense was elite in that game putting up 81 points and that led to the victory. Florida State is averaging 79.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.9 points per game. Florida State is shooting 47.3 percent from the field and 39.8 percent from behind the three point line. M.J. Walker has been the best player for Florida State averaging 13.9 points while shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 47.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Pittsburgh Panthers who sit with a 9-8 record overall and they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against NC State, Pitt was competitive, but they couldn’t make the plays late and that led to a one point loss. Pittsburgh on the season is averaging 72.2 points while their defense is giving up 69.9 points per game. Pitt is shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from the field. Justin Champagnie has been the best player for Pitt averaging 18.7 points while shooting 51.2 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 7-1-1 Florida State’s last nine games overall. The over is 16-4-1 in Florida State’s last 21 games played on Saturday. The over is 19-6-2 in Florida State’s last 27 games against the ACC. The over is 7-2 in Pitt’s last nine games played on Saturday.
Florida State is the better team, and Pitt is going to have no chance to keep up. Pitt is going to struggle to score in this one and that will lead to Florida State coming away with a cover of the spread.