Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Florida Gators travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida as 12 point favorites.
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The Gators come into this game with an overall record of 14-5 and a road record of 3-2. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Tigers have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 11-6 and they are 7-10 against the spread.
KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Gators. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Canyon Barry averages 12.4 points per game in 22.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Florida. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Antonio Blakeney averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Duop Reath averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Florida averages 76.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 216th in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game which ranks them 203rd and 271st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 41st with 11.6 per game. The Gators allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 109th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 127th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in Division 1.
LSU averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 95th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 89th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 195th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 70th and 145th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 277th with 14.6 per game. The Tigers allow 79.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 312th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 243rd and 186th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 294th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 277th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in college basketball.
The Gators average 76.4 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 10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.7 per contest. The Gators have an offensive rating of 109.8 and they assist on 45.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Florida turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33%. The Gators give up 65.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 79.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 103.6 and 47.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. LSU turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.7%. The Tigers give up 74.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 10-7 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-8 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 7-10 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 11-6 against the over/under
Florida Gators Injuries
No key injuries to report
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Craig Victor Dismissed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take LSU +12
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