Florida Atlantic vs Middle Tennessee: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

The Florida Atlantic Owls (11-9) will attempt to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-16) on Friday, March 5, 2021 at FAU Arena as heavy, 10-point favorites. The game airs at 6:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 138.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 1:19 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Florida Atlantic Betting Information

  • Florida Atlantic is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-7-1.
  • The Owls and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of 16 games this season (62.5%).
  • The Owls won 80-50 over the Blue Raiders when they played on Thursday. Karlis Silins scored 15 points for the Owls, while DeAndre Dishman paced the Blue Raiders with 10. The Owls covered the 8.5-point spread, and the game went under the 140.5 point total set for the matchup.

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

Florida Atlantic Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jailyn Ingram 19 12.9 5.7 1.7 0.9 0.4 1.9
Michael Forrest 20 11.9 3.6 1.4 0.9 0.0 2.7
Karlis Silins 20 10.2 4.3 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.5
Bryan Greenlee 20 10.1 3.0 2.9 1.3 0.1 2.0
Kenan Blackshear 20 9.5 4.1 1.6 1.6 0.1 0.9

Middle Tennessee Betting Information

  • Middle Tennessee holds a losing record ATS this season, covering seven times and failing to cover 12 times.
  • The Blue Raiders and their opponents have regularly failed to covered the over/under this season, doing so in 42.1% (8) of their 19 games played.
  • The Owls won 80-50 over the Blue Raiders when they met on Thursday. Silins scored 15 points for the Owls, while Dishman paced the Blue Raiders with 10. The Owls covered the 8.5-point spread, and the game went under the 140.5 over/under set for the matchup.

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

Middle Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dontrell Shuler 11 12.5 2.2 2.9 1.1 0.2 1.3
Jordan Davis 21 11.0 3.5 2.0 1.5 0.2 1.3
Jalen Jordan 18 8.8 2.9 1.9 1.0 0.0 1.8
Jo’Vontae Millner 20 8.0 5.0 0.6 0.8 0.6 1.0
DeAndre Dishman 21 6.1 4.7 1.0 1.4 0.2 0.0

Total Facts

  • Florida Atlantic’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup over/under (138 points) in 65% of opportunities (13 out of 20 matchups).
  • In six out of Middle Tennessee’s 21 games this season (28.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 142.1 points per game, 4.1 points more than the total of 138 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 137.8 points per game, 0.2 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Owls have seen a 146.3 average over/under in their games this season, 8.3 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Blue Raiders games have an over/under of 133.5 points this season, 4.5 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2021 Florida Atlantic Florida Atlantic -8.5 140.5 -408 +313 Regular Season 80-50 FAU
1/16/2020 Florida Atlantic Florida Atlantic -9 137.5 -491 +363 Regular Season 97-94 FAU
1/5/2019 N/A Middle Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-56 FAU

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