Syracuse at FSU 1/13/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Syracuse Orange vs. FSU Seminoles
NCAAB: 2:00 PM EST
Jan. 13, 2018
Latest Odds : FSU -6 Total 136.5
Following a tough loss to #3 UVA, the Syracuse Orange (12-5, 1-3) travel to Florida to battle the #23 FSU Seminoles. The Orange defeated the Seminoles last season and are looking for another win in this game.
Tyus Battle is the leading scorer for the Orange and is averaging 19.1 points per game. Frank Howard is an additional scoring threat for the Orange and is averaging 15.6 points per game and a team high 5.5 assists per contest. Oshae Brissett rounds out the double figure scorers for the Orange and is averaging 15.2 points per game and leads the Orange in rebounding with 9.7 rebounds per game. The Orange’s offense has been stagnant this season and is averaging 69 points per game.
On a two-game losing streak, the #23 FSU Seminoles (12-4, 1-3) play host to the Syracuse Orange. A win over the Orange is almost a must for the Seminoles as they have struggled thus far in ACC play.
Terance Mann is the leading scorer for the Seminoles and is averaging 15.1 points per game. Braian Angola is an additional scoring threat for the Seminoles and is averaging 13.6 points per game. Phil Cofer rounds out the double figure scorers for the Seminoles and is averaging 13 points per game. The Seminoles offense has been outstanding this season and is averaging 84 points per game and shooting 48% from the field
Recent Betting Trends:
Orange are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss.
Seminoles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss.
Over is 6-2-1 in Orange last 9 Saturday games.
Under is 5-1 in Seminoles last 6 home games.
Free Betting Pick: Florida State Seminoles -6
Coming off tough road loss it will be Florida State coming out focused and taking loss out on average Syracuse team. Orange have lost three straight games and went just 1-2 ATS in those losses - another double digit loss on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Florida State Seminoles win and cover ATS 82-71.