UNC Greensboro at Florida State: 3/20/21 NCAA Tournament College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Florida State Seminoles (16-6) vs UNC Greensboro Spartans (21-7)
Game Info: Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 12:45 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
Betting Odds: Florida State Seminoles -11.5 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UNC Greensboro Spartans and Florida State Seminoles face off on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament college basketball showdown at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans won the Southern Conference during the regular season and they also won during the postseason tournament. The last game of that tournament was against Mercer and it was a game they were able to win 69-61. UNC Greensboro comes into this game averaging 73.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 67.4 points per game. UNC Greensboro is shooting 42.4 percent from the field and 30 percent from behind the three point line. Isaiah Miller has been the best player for UNC Greensboro averaging 19.3 points while shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 21.3 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Florida State Seminoles who sit with a 16-6 record overall but over their last five games they have three losses. The last game came against Georgia Tech, and it was a game they were defeated by five points in. The defense really struggled in the last game giving up 80 points. Florida State on the season is averaging 78.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game. Florida State is shooting 47.4 percent from the field and 39 percent from behind the three point line. M.J. Walker has been the best player for Florida State averaging 13 points while shooting 44.1 percent from the field.
UNC Greensboro is 13-5 against the spread in their last 18 games overall. Florida State is 0-5-1 against the spread in their last six games played on Saturday. The over is 5-1 in UNC Greensboro’s last six games as an underdog. The over is 33-16-2 in Florida State’s last 51 games overall.
Florida State is the better team no doubt and this is a game they should be favored by at least 15 points. Back Florida State to come away with a cover of the spread.