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Liberty @ Florida Gulf Coast

Current Records: Liberty 11-6; Florida Gulf Coast 11-6

What to Know

The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 0-4 against the Liberty Flames since January of 2019, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Saturday. Florida Gulf Coast and Liberty will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 7 p.m. ET at Alico Arena. The Eagles are out to keep their eight-game home win streak alive.

Florida Gulf Coast has to be hurting after a devastating 77-53 defeat at the hands of the Kennesaw State Owls on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the North Florida Ospreys typically have all the answers at home, but on Tuesday Liberty proved too difficult a challenge. Liberty enjoyed a cozy 71-56 victory over the Ospreys.

Florida Gulf Coast is expected to lose this next one by 3. Now might not be the best time to take the Eagles against the spread since they've let down bettors for the past four consecutive games.

Liberty's win lifted them to 11-6 while Florida Gulf Coast's loss dropped them down to 11-6. We'll see if the Flames can repeat their recent success or if Florida Gulf Coast bounces back and reverse their fortune.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Alico Arena -- Fort Myers, Florida
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Flames are a 3-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -109

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Series History

Liberty have won all of the games they've played against Florida Gulf Coast in the last eight years.

  • Feb 01, 2020 - Liberty 61 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 46
  • Jan 02, 2020 - Liberty 59 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 46
  • Feb 09, 2019 - Liberty 74 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 67
  • Jan 05, 2019 - Liberty 81 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 63