Citadel at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Citadel Bulldogs travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 26.5 point favorites.
Citadel comes into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 94.0 points per game while giving up 88.0 per contest. Florida State has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 85.5 points per contest and giving up 65.5, which is a point differential of 20.0.
Valuable Citadel Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Citadel Bulldogs are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Citadel Bulldogs are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-0 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Key Citadel Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tariq Simmons averages 13.8 points per game in 23 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Preston Parks averages 14.8 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 73% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Phil Cofer averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Terance Mann averages 16 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 88.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 336th in the nation. They also allow a 51% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 334th and 219th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 345th, and they give up 22.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 350th place in the country. They force 24.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 350th in college basketball. Citadel averages 94.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 191st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 102nd in D-1. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game, which ranks them 162nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 47th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 65.5 points per contest, which ranks them 80th in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 10.5 assists allowed per contest, and 104th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 331st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 19.3 per game this season. Florida State is 59th in Division 1 with 85.5 points per game this year. They are 15th in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 20.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 172nd in the nation. They are 197th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 32nd in assists per contest with 18.8. The Seminoles are 130th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Bulldogs are 186th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 184th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the country with 89.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 134th. As a team they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 58th in Division 1. Citadel is 183rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 24.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 57%, which is 322nd in the nation.
Florida State is 153rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 51st in the nation. The Seminoles are 51st in the country in offensive rating with 116.3, and their defensive rating of 89.1 is ranked 60th. In terms of pace they are 122nd in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 24th. As a team they are 47th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 170th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Citadel/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State -26.5
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