Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Huskies and Golden Panthers. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Golden Panthers at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Golden Panthers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 159.5 points.
HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES VS FIU GOLDEN PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Houston Christian Huskies +14
This game will be played at Sharp Gymnasium at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Golden Panthers.
- Even though we have FIU winning straight-up, we like Houston Christian at +14.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 159.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can Houston Christian Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?
Houston Christian matches up against Houston Christian today in what will be their 2nd game and they hold a 0-1 record this year. Over their previous three road games including last year, Houston Christian has gone 0-3 on the road. Houston Christian comes into today’s game with an ATS record of 0-1. The school’s ATS record in the last three games stands at 0-3, accompanied by an average scoring margin of -16.
Houston Christian’s comes in with an over/under record of 1-0-0 after their first game, having previously recorded an over/under record of 18-9-2 last season. The Huskies’ last five games have culminated with an average of 69 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2-1.
In their opening game of the season, the Houston Christian offense finished with a field goal percentage of 45.3% while scoring 63 points. For the season, the Houston Christian offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 287th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.
Defensively, Houston Christian gave up 110 points to BYU in their first game of the season.
Can the Golden Panthers Pull Off a Home Win?
Through three games, Houston Christian has put together a record of 0-3 so far. This season, the Golden Panthers’ games have all been road contests. FIU’s ATS record is 0-3 as they head into today’s matchup. Houston Christian has an ATS record of 5-5 in their last ten games, which includes results from last season.
FIU’s games have, on average, featured 153.3 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-0-0. Their average over/under line is currently 149 points so far. The Golden Panthers’ last five games have finished with a comined 78 points per game and an over/under record of 5-0.
In their latest game, FIU’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against Miami (FL). They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.1% and made 5/8 free throws. Arturo Dean led the scoring for the Golden Panthers, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Dashon Gittens chipped in with 14 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Houston Christian defense is giving up an average of 84.3 points per contest.