Saturday, January 23, 2016
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Panthers come into this game with an overall record of 15-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-6. The Seminoles have an overall record of 12-6 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Michael Young comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Panthers. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Jamel Artis averages 16.1 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Pittsburgh. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Malik Beasley averages 17.4 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year for the Seminoles. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Dwayne Bacon averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Pittsburgh averages 81.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 44th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 54th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.6 per game. The Panthers allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 68th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 111th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in the Division 1.
Florida State averages 79.3 points per game this year which ranks them 47th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 71st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 218th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 182nd respectively. In the turnover department the Seminoles rank 228th with 13.4 per game. The Seminoles allow 73.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 159th and 114th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the nation. The Seminoles force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 79th in college basketball.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 7-8 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 9-6 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-7 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-7 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
01/22/16 F Chris Jones Elbow probable Saturday vs. Florida State
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
01/22/16 G Xavier Rathan-Mayes Disciplinary missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Pittsburgh
01/04/16 F Phil Cofer Ankle out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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