Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 152.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 4-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 5-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Seminoles have an overall record of 6-2 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 1-4 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Gavin Ware comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 71% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. I.J. Ready averages 12.4 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Mississippi State. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Malik Beasley averages 18.3 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year for the Seminoles. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Dwayne Bacon averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Mississippi State averages 80.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 234th and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 114th with 12.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 76.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 301st and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 67th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 127th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in the Division 1.
Florida State averages 85.4 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Seminoles rank 172nd with 13 per game. The Seminoles allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 172nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 299th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 111th place in the nation. The Seminoles force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in college basketball.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-1 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-2 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-2 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-4 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
12/15/15 G I.J. Ready Knee probable Wednesday vs. Florida State
11/27/15 F Aric Holman Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/27/15 F Joe Strugg Shin out indefinitely
11/18/15 F Demetrius Houston Suspension out indefinitely
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
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