FGCU vs North Alabama: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

A game after he exploded for 20 points in a 68-60 win over North Florida, Emanuel Littles leads the North Alabama Lions (12-10) at home against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (10-7) on Friday, March 5, 2021. The Lions are underdogs by 2.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total is 137 in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 12:17 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

FGCU Betting Information

  • FGCU’s against the spread record this season is an even 7-7.
  • The Eagles are an even 3-3 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2.5-point favorite.
  • 8 of 14 FGCU games this season (57.1%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Eagles took down Lipscomb 72-60 in their last contest on Thursday. Cyrus Largie racked up a team-high 19 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 140.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

FGCU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cyrus Largie 17 13.6 6.0 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.9
Caleb Catto 17 13.2 4.6 1.6 1.4 0.1 2.6
Jalen Warren 16 11.9 1.9 2.3 0.8 0.3 1.2
Dakota Rivers 17 6.8 3.4 0.2 0.4 1.8 1.1
Eli Abaev 17 6.5 7.4 1.5 0.5 0.8 0.2

North Alabama Betting Information

  • The Lions hold a losing record ATS this season, covering seven times and failing to cover 11 times.
  • The Lions only hold a 1-4 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • The Lions and their opponents have regularly failed to covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 33.3% (6) of their 18 games played.
  • The Lions beat North Florida 68-60 and covered the spread as 3-point underdogs, while going under the 147 point total in their most recent game on Thursday. Littles put up a team-high 20 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Alabama Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mervin James 21 13.7 7.2 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.8
Jamari Blackmon 22 9.8 2.3 2.0 0.9 0.0 1.7
Emanuel Littles 21 9.8 10.1 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.0
Payton Youngblood 22 9.2 3.8 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.7
C.J. Brim 15 8.0 3.3 2.6 0.4 0.2 0.9

Total Facts

  • FGCU and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 137 total in eight out of 17 games (47.1%) this season.
  • In 13 out of North Alabama’s 22 games this season (59.1%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Friday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 143.2 points per game, 6.2 points more than the point total of 137 for this contest.
  • The 135.9 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 1.1 fewer than the 137 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Eagles games is 138.6 points, 1.6 more than the over/under of 137 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Lions games this season (140.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2021 FGCU FGCU -3.5 141.5 -174 +143 Regular Season 69-60 FGCU
2/5/2021 FGCU FGCU -2.5 139.5 -144 +120 Regular Season 86-60 FGCU
2/29/2020 N/A FGCU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-73 N ALA
1/18/2020 N/A North Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-65 N ALA
2/6/2019 N/A FGCU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-64 FGCU
1/8/2019 N/A North Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 61-56 N ALA

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