Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Dolphins and Panthers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ACC, and it’s hosted by the Panthers at Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 140.5 points, and the Panthers are favored to win at home against the Dolphins.
JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS VS PITTSBURGH PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Jacksonville Dolphins +16.5
This game will be played at Petersen Events Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Panthers.
- Even though we have Pittsburgh winning straight-up, we like Jacksonville at +16.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Can The Dolphins Secure a Road Victory?
After coming away with an 85-68 win against Georgia Southern in their most recent game, Jacksonville’s record now stands at 1-1. In their last five road games, which includes those from last year, Jacksonville has a record of 2-3. As of today’s game, Jacksonville holds a 1-1 record against the spread. Over their last ten games, including last season, Jacksonville has gone 3-6 vs. the spread.
Jacksonville comes in with an over/under record of 1-1-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 144 points per game so far. The Dolphins have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
In their recent matchup, the Jacksonville offense ended with 85 points against Georgia Southern. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 55.8% and made 9 threes. The team’s top scorer is Robert McCray, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 17, while Bryce Workman also carries a PPG average of 15 into the game.
Currently, the Dolphins’ defense holds the 43rd rank in the nation, allowing 64.3 points per game. So far, the Jacksonville defense is giving up an average of 8.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 16 times per game (512nd).
Are the Panthers Ready for a Home Win?
Pittsburgh enters their fourth game of the season with an overall record of 3-0. In their last five home games, including those from last season, Pittsburgh has a record of 2-3. Pittsburgh enters today’s game with a perfect 3-0 record against the spread. In their previous ten games, including those from last season, Pittsburgh has an impressive 8-2 ATS record.
So far, Pittsburgh’s games have averaged 153.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 141 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Panthers’ games have averaged 92 points per game, along with an over/under record of 5-0.
Pittsburgh’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Florida Gulf Coast, finishing the game with a total of 86 points. Their season average is now 91.7 points per game. Blake Hinson is leading the team in scoring at 19 points per contest. Carlton Carrington has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 18.3 going into the game.
At present, the Panthers’ defense is nationally ranked 34th, allowing 62.0 points per game. Pittsburgh’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Florida Gulf Coast offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 74 points.