Betting on today’s Demons and Ospreys game? Catch the action at UNF Arena in Jacksonville, FL, as the Ospreys hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 153 points, and the Ospreys are favored to win at home vs. the Demons.
NORTHWESTERN STATE DEMONS VS NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: North Florida Ospreys -9
This game will be played at UNF Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE NORTH FLORIDA OSPREYS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-64 in favor of the Ospreys.
- Not only will North Florida pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -9.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 153 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Does Northwestern State Have a Shot at a Road Win?
So far this season, Northwestern State has played in three games and has yet to win a game. In each of their three games, the Demons have been favored to win. In terms of ATS performance, Northwestern State enters today’s game with a 0-3 record. Looking back to last season, Northwestern State has gone 2-7 against the spread in their last ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Northwestern State has an over/under record of 3-0-0, with their games averaging 156 points per game on average. The Demons’ last five games have finished with a combined 75 points per game and an over/under record of 4-0.
In their latest game, Northwestern State offense put up 65 points against Maine. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.4% and made 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Jamison Epps with 16 points. Cliff Davis also added 14 points for the Demons.
At present, the Demons’ defense is nationally ranked 112nd, allowing 79.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. Maine, the Black Bears finished with a field goal percentage of 41% and a total of 78 points vs. Northwestern State.
Can North Florida Grab a Win at Home?
After three games, North Florida has a record of 1-2. If they win today, North Florida will have a .500 record on the road again since they are currently 0-1. As of today’s game, North Florida has a 1-2 record against the spread this season. Looking back at their previous ten games, including those from the previous season, North Florida has gone 6-3 ATS.
North Florida comes in with an over/under record of 2-0-1 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 155 points per game so far. The Ospreys have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 78 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
The North Florida offense is coming off a game in which they scored 69 points vs. Presbyterian. Overall their field goal percentage was 31.4% while connecting on 11 threes. Chaz Lanier is leading the team in scoring at 16.8 points per contest. Jake Van Der Heijden has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12 going into the game.
On the defensive side, North Florida is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 3.2 threes per game vs. Northwestern State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.3%.