Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Florida as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 7-9 and a road record of 0-4. They are 9-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Gators have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Gavin Ware comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Malik Newman averages 12.7 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Mississippi State. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Dorian Finney-Smith averages 13.6 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Gators. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. KeVaughn Allen averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Mississippi State averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 98th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 290th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 265th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 144th with 12.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 73.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 205th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 215th and 166th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 149th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 142nd place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in the Division 1.
Florida averages 72.9 points per game this year which ranks them 161st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 261st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 316th in the nation. They average 42 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 175th respectively. In the turnover department the Gators rank 35th with 11 per game. The Gators allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 277th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the nation. The Gators force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 130th in college basketball.
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 9-4 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-6 against the over/under
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 9-5 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 7-8 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/27/15 F Joe Strugg Shin out indefinitely
11/18/15 F Demetrius Houston Suspension out indefinitely
Florida Gators Injuries
01/18/16 F Alex Murphy Foot out indefinitely
01/18/16 G DeVon Walker Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Mississippi St
01/18/16 C Schuyler Rimmer Illness missed last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Mississippi St
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State
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