Saturday, December 12, 2015
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Florida Gators travel to Breslin Student Events Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 149.
The Gators come into this game with an overall record of 6-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5. The Spartans have an overall record of 10-0 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 3-6 and they are 7-2 against the spread.
Dorian Finney-Smith comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Gators. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. John Egbunu averages 12.9 points per game in 23.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.1 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Florida. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Denzel Valentine averages 18.8 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 7.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Bryn Forbes averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Florida averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 138th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 206th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 304th in the country. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 221st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 10.8 per game. The Gators allow 59.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 188th and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in the Division 1.
Michigan State averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 45th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 24.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 30th in the nation. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 101st with 12.1 per game. The Spartans allow 57.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Spartans force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in college basketball.
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 4-2 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 2-5 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 7-2 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 3-6 against the over/under
Florida Gators Injuries
11/10/15 F Alex Murphy Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/23/15 F Gavin Schilling Toe out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Florida
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