Planning on watching today’s Ospreys and Royals game? Catch the action at Curry Arena in Charlotte, NC, as the Royals hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Atlantic Sun conference matchup has an over/under of 164 points, and Queens (NC) is favored to win by -2 at home vs. North Florida.

NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS VS QUEENS (NC) ROYALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Florida Ospreys +2

This game will be played at Curry Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 81-65 in favor of the Ospreys.
  • Not only will North Florida pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 164 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can the Ospreys Grab a Win in Charlotte?

North Florida will look to snap a three-game losing streak when they take on Queens (NC) as two-point underdogs. So far, the Ospreys have gone 13-13 this season, including a 6-5 mark in Atlantic Sun play.

On the road, North Florida has gone just 3-9 this season, and they enter this game with an average scoring margin of -8.3 points per game. Their record as an underdog this season is 5-8.

As the underdog, North Florida has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 8-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Ospreys have an ATS mark of 5-4-1. On the road, their ATS record is 6-5-1 this year.

North Florida’s over/under record for the season is 12-10-1 and today’s line of 164 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (151.5). However, 16 of their games have finished with less points than 164. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 164 and their over/under record during this stretch is 3-0.

The Ospreys’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 78.3 points per contest. Chaz Lanier was the leading scorer for the Ospreys, putting up 21 points. In addition, Nate Lliteras contributed 16 points.

Currently, the Ospreys’ defense holds the 246th rank in the nation, allowing 75.6 points per game. So far, the North Florida defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.6 times per game (460th).

Is a Home Win Possible for the Royals?

Queens (NC) comes into this game as the favorite, going 6-0 this season when favored. They have a 8-2 record at home, compared to 0-14 on the road, and they have won three straight at home.

Overall, the Royals are 10-16 this season, and they have lost two straight games. In their last game, they fell to Austin Peay by a score of 79-76.

As the favorite this season, Queens has an ATS mark of 5-1. At home, the Royals are 7-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Queens is 6-4.

Queens (NC) has an over/under record of 18-6 this season and the average scoring total in their games is 160.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 164 is higher than the average OU line in their games (156) and their last three games have an average scoring total of 164 points. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

The Queens (NC) offense is coming off a game where they scored 76 points against Austin Peay. They posted a field goal percentage of 51% and connected on 5 threes. In terms of offense, the Royals have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 218th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 246th in percentage and 45th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Royals’ defense holds the 321st rank in the nation, allowing 82.4 points per game. Against Austin Peay in their most recent game, the Queens (NC) defense gave up a total of 79 points while allowing Austin Peay to hit 55% of their shots.