Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Seminoles come into this game with an overall record of 16-10 and a road record of 4-5. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Hokies have an overall record of 13-13 and a home record of 10-5. They have an over/under record of 10-10 and they are 11-9 against the spread.
Malik Beasley comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Seminoles. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Dwayne Bacon averages 15.5 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Florida State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Zach LeDay averages 15.2 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Seth Allen averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Florida State averages 78.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 49th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 186th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 130th and 166th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 218th with 13.2 per game. The Seminoles allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 200th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 175th and 200th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 95th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 68th in the Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 155th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 182nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 192nd in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 183rd and 257th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 210th with 13.1 per game. The Hokies allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 97th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 194th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 198th place in the nation. The Hokies force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 130th in college basketball.
The Seminoles average 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.6 and they assist on 47.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Florida State turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.3%. The Seminoles give up 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hokies score 77.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 52.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Hokies have a rating on offense of 103.5 and 48.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Virginia Tech turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Hokies give up 68.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 9-12 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 12-10 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 11-9 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 10-10 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
01/04/16 F Phil Cofer Ankle out for season
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
01/03/16 G Ty Outlaw Illness out for season
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