South Carolina at FIU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to FIU Arena to take on the FIU Panthers on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 18 point favorites.
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South Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 60.6 per game. FIU has an overall record of 2-3. They are averaging 69.8 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-1 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Important FIU Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Panthers are 2-1 against the spread this season
The FIU Panthers are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key FIU Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chris Silva averages 11.6 points per contest while playing 21.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Frank Booker averages 10.8 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 1.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Eric Lockett scores 16 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Trejon Jacob averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina averages 75.0 points per contest this year, which is 192nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 247th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 154th in Division 1. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 129th and 129th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 163rd with 14.0 per game. The Gamecocks allow 60.6 points per contest, which is 30th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 74th and 134th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 39th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 64th place in college basketball. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 262nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
FIU is 270th in the country with 69.8 points per contest this season. They are 289th in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 235th in Division 1. They are 137th in the country in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 315th in assists per game with 10.6. The Panthers are 315th in turnovers per contest with 11.2. The Panthers give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 114th and 198th in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 326th with 41.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Panthers are 198th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Gamecocks are 173rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 85.8 is ranked 31st. In terms of pace they are 239th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 211th. As a team they are 195th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 56th in Division 1. South Carolina is 160th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 74th in the nation.
FIU is 309th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 124th in Division 1. The Panthers are 120th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.3, and their offensive rating of 95.4 is ranked 293rd. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 278th. As a unit they are 313th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 115th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina/FIU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina -18
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