Florida Atlantic vs. Fairleigh Dickinson betting: March Madness Second Round preview for March 19

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The No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic Owls (32-3) look to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament when they meet the No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (21-15) on Sunday at 7:45 PM.

The Owls head into their game against the Knights as huge favorites. The Owls are favored by 15.5 points. The matchup features a point total of 145.

Here’s what you need to know to place your college basketball bets on this contest.


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Florida Atlantic vs. Fairleigh Dickinson betting lines

  • Florida Atlantic odds to win: -1111
  • Fairleigh Dickinson odds to win: +725
  • Spread: Florida Atlantic (-15.5)
  • Total: 145

Florida Atlantic statistics, trends and more

Recent trends

  • The Owls have been putting up 80.7 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 78.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
  • Florida Atlantic has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor recently, allowing 65.7 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 65.0 it has surrendered this season.
  • The Owls’ past 10 contests have seen them make 10.0 three-pointers per game while shooting 38.2% from beyond the arc. Both numbers are up from their 2022-23 averages of 9.7 makes and 36.9%.

Florida Atlantic betting records this season

  • ATS Record: 22-11-0 (Home: 10-5-0; Away: 9-5-0)
  • ATS Record When Favored by 15.5+: 2-0-0 (As Favorite: 18-9-0; As Underdog: 4-2-0)
  • O-U-P: 17-16-0 (Home: 8-7-0; Away: 9-5-0)
  • Record When Moneyline Favorite: 26-1 (Home: 15-0; Away: 9-1)
  • Record When Moneyline Underdog: 4-2 (Home: 0-0; Away: 2-2)
Field Goal % Opp. Field Goal % Rebounds Opp. Rebounds Assists Turnovers
46.9 (43rd in nation) 40.3 (18th) 35.7 (18th) 29.9 (96th) 14.5 (76th) 11.2 (113th)

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Fairleigh Dickinson statistics, trends and more

Recent trends

  • The Knights are putting up 74.9 points per game over their last 10 games, which is 2.7 fewer points than their average for the season (77.6).
  • Fairleigh Dickinson has played better defensively over its past 10 games, surrendering 68.1 points per contest, 6.0 fewer points than its season average of 74.1 allowed.
  • Over their previous 10 games, the Knights are draining 7.1 treys per contest, 1.0 fewer threes than their season average (8.1). They sport a higher three-point percentage over their previous 10 games (35.7%) compared to their season average (34.7%).

Fairleigh Dickinson betting records this season

  • ATS Record: 15-18-1 (Home: 4-8-1; Away: 9-8-0)
  • ATS Record When Underdog by 15.5+: 2-1-0 (As Favorite: 6-12-1; As Underdog: 9-6-0)
  • O-U-P: 19-15-0 (Home: 10-3-0; Away: 7-10-0)
  • Record When Moneyline Favorite: 11-7 (Home: 8-4; Away: 2-2)
  • Record When Moneyline Underdog: 7-7 (Home: 0-1; Away: 5-6)
Field Goal % Opp. Field Goal % Rebounds Opp. Rebounds Assists Turnovers
45.4 (122nd in nation) 47.4 (348th) 31.1 (227th) 30.3 (127th) 14.8 (56th) 11.1 (102nd)
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