Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The West Virginia Mountaineers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Mountaineers come into this game with an overall record of 17-3 and a road record of 4-1. They are 11-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-10. The Gators have an overall record of 13-7 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 11-6 against the spread.
Jaysean Paige comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 21.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Mountaineers. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Devin Williams averages 13.1 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for West Virginia. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Dorian Finney-Smith averages 14.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Gators. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. KeVaughn Allen averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
West Virginia averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 308th in the country. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 308th with 14.5 per game. The Mountaineers allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 9.3 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 19.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the Division 1.
Florida averages 73.8 points per game this year which ranks them 147th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 249th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 177th respectively. In the turnover department the Gators rank 58th with 11.6 per game. The Gators allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 266th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the nation. The Gators force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in college basketball.
The Mountaineers average 78.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4 per contest. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 55% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. West Virginia turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 14.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 43%. The Mountaineers give up 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Gators score 81.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.1 points per game. The Gators have a rating on offense of 104.9 and 50.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Florida turns it over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.6%. The Gators give up 62.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67 points per game in their past 3 contests.
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 11-6 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 7-10 against the over/under
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-6 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-9 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
01/29/16 F Jonathan Holton Suspension out indefinitely
Florida Gators Injuries
01/27/16 F Justin Leon Concussion "?" Saturday vs. West Virginia
01/18/16 F Alex Murphy Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia
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