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Northern Colorado at Florida Atlantic 3/20/22 - College basketball Picks & Predictions

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Northern Colorado Bears Odds & Info

Game Florida Atlantic Owls vs Northern Colorado Bears
Date & Time Sunday March 20, 2022, 2:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Ocean Center
Latest odds
FAU -5 ; O/U 157.5
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The Northern Colorado University Bears will travel on the road to face off against the Florida Atlantic University Owls on Sunday for a tip off time of 2:30 PM Eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus. Northern Colorado comes into this game with a record on the season of 20–15, and have won three out of the last five games coming against Montana, eastern Washington, and Portland State by the score of 86–79. The only two losses for Northern Colorado came against Montana state twice most recently by the score of 87–66.

Florida Atlantic comes into this game with a record on the season of 19–14, and have one for out of their last five games coming against Southern Mississippi by the score of 86–59, against Florida International twice, and against Charlotte on the road by the score of 74–69. FAU was eliminated from their conference tournament by Alabama Birmingham by the score of 80–66.

Alijah Martin is the team leader for FAU in points per game averaging 13.9 on the season with a field goal percentage of 45.8%, and I'm free throw percentage of 75.3%. Martin is also the team leader for FAU in rebounds per game from the guard position averaging 5.3. Brian Greenly is the team leader in minutes per game averaging 29.6 on the season.

Matt Johnson is leading the Bears in minutes per game averaging 33.7 this year. Johnson is also the team leader in rebounds per game average in 8.4. Daylen Kountz is the team leader for Northern Colorado in points per game averaging 21.2 on the season with a field goal percentage of 50.5%, and a free throw percentage of 83%.

Recent Betting Trends

  • FAU is 16–14 against the spread this season
  • Northern Colorado is 14 –16–2 against the spread this season

Free NCAAB Pick:

Florida Atlantic Owls -5

When tested by higher caliber teams, Northern Colorado did not show up this season only scoring 49 points against Texas, and allowing 101 points to the Arizona Wildcats. On the other hand, FAU when tested by quality opponents has kept the game close, losing to Miami by the score of 68 to 66, and winning on the road against Marshall University by the score of 90–77. For these reasons we see FAU coming away with a victory in the first round of this tournament. Final Score Prediction: FAU wins 86-76.

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