Looking to win big? The Bulldogs and Owls face off at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. The Owls are hosting the game at FAU Arena in Boca Raton, FL. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 150.5 points, with the Owls being the favored team playing at home against the Bulldogs.
BRYANT BULLDOGS VS FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Bryant Bulldogs +22
This game will be played at FAU Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE BRYANT BULLDOGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Owls.
- Even though we have Florida Atlantic winning straight-up, we like Bryant at +22.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can the Bulldogs Grab a Win in Boca Raton?
Bryant is preparing for their fourth game of the season, coming into it with an 0-3 record. In their previous three games as the underdog, Bryant has gone 0-3. Heading into today’s game, Bryant has yet to cover the spread with an ATS record of 0-3. When factoring in their performance from last season, Bryant is 1-8 against the spread in their previous ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Bryant has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging 139 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Bulldogs’ games have averaged 79 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-3.
Bryant’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 79 points against Boston. They had an overall field goal percentage of 45.6% and made 18/21 free throws. Sherif Gross-Bullock is leading the team in scoring at 19.8 points per contest. Rafael Pinzon has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.5 going into the game.
On the defensive side, Bryant is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 75.2 points per game. The Bryant defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 95 points and allowed Boston to connect on 14 threes.
Will the Owls Find a Way to Win at Home?
Florida Atlantic remains undefeated at 2-0 after defeating Eastern Michigan by a score of 100-57 in their last game. In both of their previous matchups, the Owls were favored to win. Florida Atlantic enters today’s game with a 2-0 record against the spread. Looking back to last season, the team has gone 2-1 ATS in their last three games, with an average scoring margin of +20.
Florida Atlantic’s games have, on average, featured 147 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 147.8 points so far. The Owls have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 85 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the Florida Atlantic offense tallied 100 points in a matchup against Eastern Michigan. Their field goal percentage for the game was 62.5%, and they made 13 threes. For the season, the Florida Atlantic offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 55%. So far, they have hit 62% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 10.5 made three’s per contest.
At present, the Owls’ defense is nationally ranked 23rd, allowing 59.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.0 threes per game vs. Bryant. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 24.3%.