Saturday, December 31, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Florida State Seminoles travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
Free $60 in Member College Basketball Picks. No Obligation Click Here
The Seminoles come into this game with an overall record of 13-1. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 11-1 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 3-7 and they are 7-3 against the spread.
Dwayne Bacon comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Seminoles. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jonathan Isaac averages 12.8 points per game in 24.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for Florida State. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kyle Guy averages 9.3 points per game while playing 17.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. London Perrantes averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Florida State averages 88.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 110th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 64th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 80th with 12.4 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 47th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 54th place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in Division 1.
Virginia averages 69.1 points per game this year which ranks them 242nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 232nd and 46th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 2nd with 9.4 per game. The Cavaliers allow 47.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 8.8 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in college basketball.
The Seminoles average 77 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13.3 per contest. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 118.4 and they assist on 50.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Florida State turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35%. The Seminoles give up 66.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cavaliers score 71.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 17.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.1 points per game. The Cavaliers have a rating on offense of 116.2 and 62.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 60.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Virginia turns it over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.1%. The Cavaliers give up 46.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 48 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-5 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-6 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-3 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 3-7 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
11/18/16 F Austin Nichols Dismissed dismissed from team
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks