Thursday, February 2, 2017
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The Missouri Tigers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida as 21.5 point favorites.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 5-15 and a road record of 0-4. They are 7-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Gators have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 12-7 against the spread.
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Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.6 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Terrence Phillips averages 9.6 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
KeVaughn Allen averages 13.6 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Gators. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Canyon Barry averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Missouri averages 69.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 257th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 347th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 134th with 12.9 per game. The Tigers allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 57th and 81st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.1 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 82nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 125th in Division 1.
Florida averages 78.7 points per game this year which ranks them 51st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 143rd in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 163rd and 222nd respectively. In the turnover department the Gators rank 38th with 11.5 per game. The Gators allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the nation. The Gators force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 67.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 95.9 and they assist on 51.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Missouri turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.5%. The Tigers give up 76.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Gators score 78.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 85.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 21.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9 points per game. The Gators have a rating on offense of 111.6 and 47.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Florida turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.8%. The Gators give up 69.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 7-9 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 8-9 against the over/under
Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-7 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 10-9 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Willie Jackson Personal expected to transfer
01/20/17 F Jakoby Kemp Redshirt out for season
01/05/17 F Mitchell Smith Knee out for season
Florida Gators Injuries
02/01/17 F Keith Stone Ear "?" Thursday vs. Missouri
Guy's Pick: Take Florida -21.5
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