Betting on today’s Knights and Eagles game? Catch the action at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, FL, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 136.5 points, and Florida Gulf Coast is favored by -10.5 to win at home against Bellarmine.

BELLARMINE KNIGHTS VS FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles -10.5

This game will be played at Alico Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 90-58 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Florida Gulf Coast pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Will Bellarmine Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

With a 6-19 record overall, Bellarmine has struggled to find success this season. They have lost two straight games and are 2-15 when listed as the underdog. On the road, the Knights have gone just 2-13, including a 1-9 mark in their last 10 games.

The Knights come in as 10.5-point underdogs against Florida Gulf Coast. In their last game, Bellarmine fell to Stetson by a score of 84-77. So far this year, they have gone 2-8 in Atlantic Sun Conference games and 4-11 in non-conference action.

As the underdog this season, Bellarmine has an ATS record of 5-11-1 and on the road, their ATS mark is 5-9-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Knights have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark over their last 10 games is 2-7-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Bellarmine games is 12-10. The average over/under line in their games is 141.3 and their games have averaged 143.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and those games have averaged 170 points.

In their recent matchup, the Bellarmine offense ended with 77 points against Stetson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50.8% and made 11 threes. Ben Johnson was the leading scorer for the Knights, putting up 28 points. In addition, Bash Wieland contributed 17 points.

So far, the Knights’ defense is ranked 237th in the country at 74.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Bellarmine’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.8% this season.

Can the Eagles Secure a Win at Home?

Florida Gulf Coast is coming off a 90-82 loss to Eastern Kentucky, and they are 10-15 overall. They have lost two straight games, and their record in Atlantic Sun Conference games is 4-6.

At home, the Eagles are 4-5 this season, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games at home. They are 5-4 this season when favored, and their average scoring margin at home is -3.1 points per game.

Florida Gulf Coast has an ATS record of 10-12 this season. At home, they are 4-5 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Eagles are 5-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Florida Gulf Coast’s games this season (142.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 150 points.

Florida Gulf Coast’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 82 points against Eastern Kentucky. They had an overall field goal percentage of 46.7% and made 20/23 free throws. Zach Anderson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.7. Meanwhile, Keeshawn Kellman also brings a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.

Currently, the Eagles’ defense holds the 201st rank in the nation, allowing 72.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.1 threes per game vs. Bellarmine. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.4%.