Florida State vs UNC Greensboro March Madness Odds — First Round 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021

The No. 4 seed Florida State Seminoles (16-6) are heavily favored () to defeat the No. 13 seed UNC Greensboro Spartans (21-8) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The matchup begins at 12:45 PM ET on TRU. Here are some insights into this East Region contest for those filling out their brackets.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 15, 2021, 4:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Florida State Betting Information

  • Florida State has a 12-9 record ATS this year.
  • The Seminoles have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 10.5 points, going 3-3 this season.
  • The Seminoles and their opponents have hit the over in 14 of 21 games this season (66.7%).
  • In their last game, the Seminoles got a team-high 21 points from Scottie Barnes in an 80-75 loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday. They were favored by 4.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 155 points to hit the over on the 145 point total.

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

Florida State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
M.J. Walker 21 13.0 2.6 2.4 0.9 0.4 2.1
Raiquan Gray 22 12.0 6.5 2.2 1.4 0.8 0.4
Scottie Barnes 21 11.0 4.3 4.2 1.5 0.4 0.5
Anthony Polite 18 9.4 4.4 1.7 1.2 0.5 1.6
Balsa Koprivica 21 9.2 5.9 0.7 0.3 1.4 0.0

UNC Greensboro Betting Information

  • With a 17-11 record ATS this season, the Spartans have outplayed expectations.
  • As at least a 10.5-point underdog, the Spartans meet expectations with 4-4 record against the spread.
  • 42.9% of UNC Greensboro’s 28 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Spartans knocked off Mercer 69-61 and covered the spread as 5.5-point favorites, while falling short of the 137 point total in their most recent game on Monday. Isaiah Miller racked up a team-high 25 points in the victory.

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

UNC Greensboro Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isaiah Miller 28 19.3 6.9 4.0 2.5 0.3 0.4
Keyshaun Langley 29 9.8 1.8 3.4 1.1 0.1 1.8
Kaleb Hunter 27 8.7 3.8 0.8 0.9 0.2 0.7
Angelo Allegri 29 7.9 4.1 0.4 0.6 0.0 1.7
Hayden Koval 29 7.1 3.8 0.5 0.3 1.9 0.9

Total Facts

  • In Florida State’s matchups this season, the Seminoles and their opponents have eclipsed Saturday’s point total of 145.5 points 11 times (50% of opportunities).
  • In UNC Greensboro’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in 15 out of 29 matchups (51.7%).
  • The total for the matchup of 145.5 is 7.0 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Seminoles (78.9 points per game) and the Spartans (73.6 points per game).
  • This game’s over/under is 7.8 more points than the 137.7 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Seminoles have seen a 149.2 over/under in their games this season, 3.7 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 4.5 points separates this matchup’s over/under (145.5 points) and the average total points bet in Spartans games (141 points) this season.

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