North Florida at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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The North Florida Ospreys head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 22.5 point favorites.
North Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 5-7. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 81.0 points per game while giving up 86.1 per contest. Missouri has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 79.5 points per game and surrendering 66.3, good for a point differential of 13.2.
Valuable North Florida Ospreys Betting Trends
The North Florida Ospreys are 0-2 against the spread this season
The North Florida Ospreys are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key North Florida Ospreys Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
Garrett Sams averages 12.8 points per contest in 26.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Ivan Gandia-Rosa averages 16 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jordan Barnett averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Kassius Robertson scores 14 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ospreys allow 86.1 points per contest which is 340th in Division 1. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 324th and 107th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 296th, and they allow 17.3 assists per game which puts them in 328th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in the nation. North Florida averages 81.0 points per contest this year, which is 75th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 162nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 34th in college basketball. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 184th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 66.3 points per game, which ranks them 73rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 49th and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 34th with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 30.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 124th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year. Missouri is 101st in Division 1 with 79.5 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 59th in D-1. They are 52nd in college basketball in rebounding with 39.8 boards per contest and 63rd in assists per game with 16.3. The Tigers are 104th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Ospreys are 155th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.6, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 329th. In terms of pace they are 36th in the country with 75.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 73rd. As a team they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 23rd in Division 1. North Florida is 43rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 276th in the nation.
Missouri is 84th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 48th in the nation. The Tigers are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 115.2, and their defensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 104th. In terms of pace they are 273rd in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 28th. As a team they are 32nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 38th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take North Florida +22.5 and over 149 total points
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