Planning on watching today’s Eagles and Hatters game? Catch the action at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL, as the Hatters hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. This Atlantic Sun conference matchup has an over/under of 142.5 points, and Stetson is favored to win by -2 at home vs. Florida Gulf Coast.

FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES VS STETSON HATTERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stetson Hatters -2

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE STETSON HATTERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hatters.
  • Not only will Stetson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the Eagles Grab a Win on the Road?

Florida Gulf Coast has a 2-11 record as the underdog this season, and they will be the underdog once again today, as they are getting 2 points against Stetson. The Eagles have gone just 3-10 on the road this season, and they come in having lost two straight road games. For the season, they have been outscored by an average of 5.2 points per game on the road.

Florida Gulf Coast is coming off a 63-52 win over Bellarmine, and they have gone just 3-7 in their last 10 road games. For the season, the Eagles are 11-15 overall, including a 5-6 mark in Atlantic Sun Conference action.

Florida Gulf Coast’s ATS record this season is currently 11-12. As the underdog, the Eagles are 5-8 vs. the spread in 13 games. Their road ATS mark sits at 6-7 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they have gone 4-6.

So far this season, the over/under record for Florida Gulf Coast’s games is 10-13. On average, their games have finished with 141.9 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is slightly higher than the average OU line in their games (142). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their latest game, Florida Gulf Coast offense put up 63 points against Bellarmine. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.1% and made 6 threes. In terms of offense, the Eagles have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 185th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 130th in percentage and 151st in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Eagles’ defense is positioned 169th in the country, permitting 72.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.0 threes per game vs. Stetson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.2%.

Can the Hatters Secure a Win at Home?

Stetson will be looking to extend their three-game win streak when they take on Florida Gulf Coast. The Hatters have been great at home, going 8-1 this season.

On the other hand, Stetson has struggled on the road, going just 5-9. Their average scoring margin at home is +8.0 compared to -7.6 on the road.

As the favorite, Stetson has gone 5-5 against the spread this season and has an overall ATS record of 13-10. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hatters are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home, Stetson has an ATS mark of 6-3 this year and is 2-1 ATS in their last three home games.

Stetson’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-12-2, and today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points, which is higher than the season average of 147.5.

Coming off their recent game, the Stetson offense tallied 87 points in a matchup against Eastern Kentucky. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.3%, and they made 7 threes. For the season, the Stetson offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 323rd in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

On the defensive side, Stetson is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.5 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Stetson’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.3% this season.