Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The LSU Tigers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Florida as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 1-2. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Gators have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 12.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Keith Hornsby averages 16.3 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for LSU. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dorian Finney-Smith averages 13.1 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Gators. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Devin Robinson averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 0.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
LSU averages 84.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 33rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 233rd in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game which ranks them 55th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 11.7 per game. The Tigers allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 242nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 165th and 248th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in the Division 1.
Florida averages 73.1 points per game this year which ranks them 153rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 254th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 331st in the nation. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 198th respectively. In the turnover department the Gators rank 27th with 10.8 per game. The Gators allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 87th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 261st and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the nation. The Gators force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 102nd in college basketball.
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 4-7 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 6-5 against the over/under
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-5 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 6-6 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 F Brian Bridgewater Knee out indefinitely
Florida Gators Injuries
01/06/16 F Alex Murphy Foot "?" Saturday vs. LSU
01/06/16 C Schuyler Rimmer Back "?" Saturday vs. LSU
Tony's Pick: Take LSU
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