Florida State at Rutgers College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 5.5 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-0. They currently have a point differential of 20.0 as they are averaging 85.5 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Rutgers has an overall mark of 6-0. They are averaging 76.4 points per contest and giving up 47.2, which is a point differential of 29.2.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 4-0 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-0 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/25/17 C Christ Koumadje Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Phil Cofer averages 12.8 points per game in 23 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Terance Mann averages 16 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Corey Sanders averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Geo Baker averages 14 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 74th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 53rd and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 98th, and they give up 10.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 19.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in college basketball. Florida State averages 85.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 57th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 20.0 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 170th in D-1. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 196th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 130th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights surrender 47.2 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the country. Their defense allows a 32% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 8.4 assists allowed per contest, and 74th with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Scarlet Knights are 294th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game this season. Rutgers is 172nd in Division 1 with 76.4 points per game this year. They are 176th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 29.2. They shoot 24% from 3-point range, which is good for 345th in the nation. They are 4th in college basketball in rebounding with 48.6 boards per game and 192nd in assists per contest with 13.8. The Scarlet Knights are 331st in turnovers per game with 10.4.
The Seminoles are 56th in the country in defensive rating with 89.1, and their offensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 47th. They are 120th in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 23rd. As a unit they are 46th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 169th in D-1. Florida State is 156th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 50th in the country.
Rutgers is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 38%, which is 3rd in the nation. The Scarlet Knights are 135th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 67.2 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 250th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 254th. As a team they are 300th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 313th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Rutgers college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Rutgers +5.5
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