Saturday, January 14, 2017
Dean Smith Center
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
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The Seminoles come into this game with an overall record of 16-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 10-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 15-3 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 6-11 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Dwayne Bacon comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Seminoles. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Jonathan Isaac averages 12.1 points per game in 24.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for Florida State. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Justin Jackson averages 17.7 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Joel Berry averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Florida State averages 86.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 79th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 51st and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 99th with 12.5 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 46th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in Division 1.
North Carolina averages 88.4 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 53rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 171st with 13.4 per game. The Tar Heels allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 118th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 85th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 32nd place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in college basketball.
The Seminoles average 73.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11 per contest. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 117.5 and they assist on 49.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Florida State turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.9%. The Seminoles give up 64.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tar Heels score 91.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 96.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 20 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 30.5 points per game. The Tar Heels have a rating on offense of 117.2 and 58.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. North Carolina turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 42.5%. The Tar Heels give up 61.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 10-5 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-7 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 8-8 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 6-11 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
01/11/17 F Tony Bradley Head injured last game, "?"
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina
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