The FGCU Eagles (2-6) will be at home in Alico Arena when they square off with the Campbell Fighting Camels (4-2). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 132 points with FGCU set as a 1-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
Campbell Fighting Camels vs. FGCU Eagles Free Preview
In the Fighting Camels’ last game, they were beaten by the Georgia Southern Eagles, 84-74. Austin McCullough had a solid performance for Campbell, leading the team in scoring with 16 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Georgia Southern did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (29-38; 76.3 percent). Campbell, on the other hand, held the Eagles to an effective field goal percentage of 0.451 (below their season average of 0.579).
The Eagles are trying to rebound after their 78-63 loss to the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in their last matchup. Zach Scott was FGCU’s high scorer with 17 points on 5-for-10 shooting. North Dakota had an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.2 (above their season average of 27.1). FGCU, meanwhile, forced the Fighting Hawks into a turnover percentage of 20.9 (above the 16.8 mark opponents have averaged against FGCU this season).
Both of these teams tend to go over the projected point total. Campbell games have finished over 75.0 percent of the time, while 60.0 percent of games including FGCU have finished over. The Fighting Camels hold a sizable advantage in terms of straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS) records. They are 4-2 SU and 3-1 ATS, while the Eagles are 2-6 SU and 2-3 ATS.
It could be a sloppy game for the FGCU offense. Since last season, FGCU ranks 330th in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 22.0 percent), while the disruptive defense of Campbell has forced the 73rd-most turnovers in the nation (20.9 percent).
Campbell vs. FGCU Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Campbell, ATS Winner – FGCU, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Fighting Camels rank fourth in blocks allowed per game (2.2) while the Eagles rank 159th (3.4).
Campbell ranks 163rd in rebounds allowed per game (34.7) while FGCU ranks 243rd (36.3).
Campbell ranks 20th in three pointers attempted per game (27.5) while FGCU ranks 247th in three pointers allowed per game (23.9).
The Fighting Camels rank 50th in assists per game (15.0) while the Eagles rank 263rd in assists allowed per game (14.5).
Campbell ranks 59th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while FGCU ranks 250th (7.2).