Saturday, January 28, 2017
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Florida Gators travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida as 5 point favorites.
The Gators come into this game with an overall record of 15-5 and a road record of 4-2. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Sooners have an overall record of 8-11 and a home record of 5-4. They have an over/under record of 11-6 and they are 9-7 against the spread.
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KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Gators. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. 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%.
Jordan Woodard averages 17.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Rashard Odomes averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Florida averages 78.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 140th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 193rd and 232nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 11.7 per game. The Gators allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 118th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 77.1 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 185th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 60th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 61st and 257th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 291st with 14.7 per game. The Sooners allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 242nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 126th and 204th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 163rd place in the nation. The Sooners force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in college basketball.
The Gators average 78.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 12.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Gators have an offensive rating of 111.4 and they assist on 47% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% 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 11.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33%. The Gators give up 65.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 81.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.9 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 102.5 and 44.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.2%. The Sooners give up 75.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 87.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-7 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 10-8 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-6 against the over/under
Florida Gators Injuries
01/25/17 G Canyon Barry Ankle "?"
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Florida -5
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