Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Royals versus the Eagles? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, FL. The odds for this Atlantic Sun conference game currently have Florida Gulf Coast as the -4.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 152 points.

QUEENS (NC) ROYALS VS FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles -4.5

This game will be played at Alico Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 88-59 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Florida Gulf Coast pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 147 points.

Can Queens (NC) Secure a Road Victory?

Queens (NC) has been a much better team at home this season, going 9-3 compared to just 1-14 on the road. They have also been much better as the favorite, going 7-1 compared to 3-16 as the underdog. Their average scoring margin on the road is -12.9 points per game.

Over their last 10 road games, the Royals have gone just 1-9. They come into this game on a two-game winning streak and are 6-8 in Atlantic Sun play. So far this season, they are 12-17.

Queens (NC) has an overall ATS record of 13-13-1 this season. As the underdog, the Royals’ ATS mark is 7-11-1. On the road, they are 5-9-1 vs. the spread. Over their last three road games, Queens (NC) is 2-0-1 ATS.

Queens’ over/under record this season is 19-8 and the average over/under line in their games is 156.3. Today’s over/under line of 152 is lower than the average scoring total in their games of 160.3. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

In their recent matchup, the Queens (NC) offense ended with 83 points against Stetson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 52.6% and made 8 threes. The team’s scoring leader is AJ McKee, who holds an average of 18.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Deyton Albury is averaging 17.4 points per game this season.

At this time, the Royals’ defense is positioned 335th in the country, permitting 81.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.3 threes per game vs. Florida Gulf Coast. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.5%.

Can the Eagles Hold Strong at Home?

Florida Gulf Coast will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on Queens (NC) at home. The Eagles are 5-6 at home this season, and they have gone 7-3 over their last 10 games at home.

For the year, Florida Gulf Coast is 11-17, including a 5-8 mark in conference play. They have been favored in 11 games this season, going 6-5 in those matchups.

Florida Gulf Coast has an ATS record of 12-13 this season and they are 6-5 vs. the spread when they are the favorite. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles have gone 6-4 ATS.

Throughout the season, the over/under record in Florida Gulf Coast games is 10-15. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 142.5 and their games have averaged 141 points. Today’s over/under line of 152 is higher than 23 of their games this season. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and the average scoring total is 125 points.

In their latest game, Florida Gulf Coast offense put up 67 points against Kennesaw State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 39.3% and made 4 threes. Zach Anderson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 12.9. Meanwhile, Keeshawn Kellman also brings a PPG average of 12.3 into the game.

So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 166th in the country at 71.8 points per contest. The Florida Gulf Coast defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 74 points and allowed Kennesaw State to connect on 4 threes.