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FGCU vs Fairleigh Dickinson NCAA Hoops Betting Guide

Written by on March 14, 2016

The NCAA Tournament officially kicks off at 6:40 PM EST on Tuesday, March 15, when Florida Gulf Coast takes on Fairleigh Dickinson in a First Four game. These two teams are the #16 play in game out of the East Region where the winner will take on powerhouse and #1 seed North Carolina. Florida Gulf Coast comes into this game with a 20-13 record while Fairleigh Dickinson has a 18-14 record. Both teams won their conference tournament giving them automatic birth’s into the 2016 Big Dance. Florida Gulf Coast is favored in the March Madness lines by -6 points at MyBookie.ag right now!

How To Bet on FGCU vs. Fairleigh Dickinson March Madness Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Tuesday, March 15 at 6:40 ESTWhere: University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, OhioTV: TruTVNCAAB Odds: Florida Gulf Coast -6 at MyBookie.ag

Why Bet on Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast has won three games in a row and recently won the Atlantic Sun Tournament to qualify for the NCAA tournament. The last time they were in the tournament they did some damage, advancing to the Sweet 16 three years ago. They have a lot of things going for them and a talented, young and hungry team. They are a better defensive team and rebounding team and are -6 point favorites to win this one.

Why Bet on Fairleigh Dickinson

Fairleigh Dickinson had a rough start to the season but have now rattled off five wins in a row. They are the winners of the Northeast Conference tournament and are now looking to advance into the first round of the March Madness tourney. They are a very young team and led by mostly freshman and sophomores. They score a ton of points averaging 80.5 PPG on the season. If they can find a way to stop Florida Gulf Coast they may have a chance to outscore them. Another plus to betting on Fairleigh Dickinson is they are getting +6 points. Taking the underdog in a tourney game is never a terrible option.

Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

This is a very tough game to predict. Both teams are very young and really put up some points. It should be a very high scoring game. The tournament experience of a program like Florida Gulf Coast will likely take them further in this one. Look for Fairleigh Dickinson to put up a fight in the first half, but then crumble down the stretch. Florida Gulf Coast is favored by -6 and we think betting on them is a good option on Tuesday night. Final score will be Florida Gulf Coast 85 and Fairleigh Dickinson 74. Good luck betting at MyBookie.ag this March Madness.