The Eagles and Seminoles are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ACC. The Seminoles will host the game at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL. The over/under for this game is set at 149.5 points, and the Seminoles are the home favorites against the Eagles in a non-conference matchup.
WINTHROP EAGLES VS FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Winthrop Eagles +8.5
This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, December 22nd.
WHY BET THE WINTHROP EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Seminoles.
- Even though we have Florida State winning straight-up, we like Winthrop at +8.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Do the Eagles Stand a Chance on the Road?
As of today, Winthrop will play against Florida State with a record of 8-5. When playing away from home, the Eagles have a 2-4 record compared to their 3-1 record at home. Prior to today’s game, Winthrop holds a 4-6 ATS record. In their last ten games, Winthrop has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.
Through 13 games, Winthrop has an over/under record of 3-7-0 with their games averaging a combined 144.8 points per game so far. When assessing the Eagles’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-3, with their games averaging 139 points per game.
Most recently, the Winthrop offense finished with just 62 points vs. South Carolina. For the game, they hit 7/21 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 34%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Eagles offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 21.3 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.
So far, the Eagles’ defense is ranked 97th in the country at 67.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. South Carolina, the Gamecocks finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 72 points vs. Winthrop.
Can the Seminoles Offense Score Enough at Home?
Today, Florida State will face off against Winthrop in their 11th game of the season. So far, the Seminoles have played all of their games on the road and currently have a 5-5 record. Florida State has a 5-3 ATS record heading into today’s game. In home games this season, they are 3-1 vs. the spread. In their previous ten home games, Florida State has gone 4-5-1 ATS.
Through 10 games, Florida State has an over/under record of 4-3-1 with their games averaging a combined 153.4 points per game so far. The Seminoles’ last five games have culminated with an average of 146 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
In their latest game, Florida State offense put up 72 points against South Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 39% and made 8 threes. Jamir Watkins was the leading scorer for the Seminoles, putting up 15 points. In addition, Baba Miller contributed 11 points.
At present, the Seminoles’ defense is nationally ranked 193rd, allowing 73.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. South Florida, the Bulls finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 88 points vs. Florida State.