Saturday, March 4, 2017
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The Florida Gators head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, March 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida as 3.5 point favorites.
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The Gators come into this game with an overall record of 24-6 and a road record of 8-3. They are 18-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-15. The Commodores have an overall record of 16-14 and a home record of 10-5. They have an over/under record of 11-16 and they are 17-11 against the spread.
KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Gators. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Canyon Barry averages 12.4 points per game in 22 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Florida. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
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Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 14.4 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Luke Kornet averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Florida averages 79.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 107th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 100th and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 11.9 per game. The Gators allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 189th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 71.7 points per game this year which ranks them 220th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 230th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 43rd in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 245th and 194th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 228th with 12.6 per game. The Commodores allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 163rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the nation. The Commodores force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in college basketball.
The Gators are 50th in the nation in offensive rating at 111.2. They assist on 48.1% of their shots, which ranks 281st in the country. In terms of pace they average 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 123rd among D-1 teams. They are 121st in effective field goal percentage with 52%. As a team they are 89th in the country in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Florida turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 51.4% places them 121st in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%.
The Commodores are 129th in the nation in offensive rating at 106.6. They assist on 56.8% of their shots, which ranks 84th in the country. In terms of pace they average 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 288th among D-1 teams. They are 85th in effective field goal percentage with 53%. As a team they are 57th in the country in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 50.3% places them 188th in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.7%.
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 18-10 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 13-15 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 17-11 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-16 against the over/under
Florida Gators Injuries
02/14/17 C John Egbunu Knee out for season
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/20/16 G Phillip McGloin Personal has left team
12/14/16 G Larry Austin Jr. Eligibility out for season
12/13/16 G Camron Justice Personal expected to transfer
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -3.5
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