The battle between Syracuse and Florida State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida State was handed a 96-57 defeat on Wednesday at Barclays Center.
Syracuse was an underdog by +2.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Cole Swider had 28 points for Syracuse and Joseph Girard III chipped in with 16 points. Symir Torrence had 9 assists for them, while Frank Anselem was the team’s top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
Florida State got a 13-point performance from Matthew Cleveland, who was supported by 9 points from Tanor Ngom. RayQuan Evans had 5 assists in a losing cause for Florida State, while Anthony Polite grabbed 7 rebounds.
Syracuse was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Syracuse had a 49-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.