Florida Gulf Coast at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 13.5 point favorites.
Florida Gulf Coast comes into this game with an overall record of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 10.1 as they are averaging 81.7 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 18-13. They are averaging 76.4 points per game and surrendering 73.1, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Betting Trends
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 5-3 against the spread this season
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 0-5 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 15-15 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-18 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/17 G Davon Dillard Dismissed is out for season
12/14/17 G Zack Dawson Dismissed is out for season
Brandon Goodwin averages 18.6 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 75%. Zach Johnson averages 15.9 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.1 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Kendall Smith averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida Gulf Coast averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 110th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 48th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 69th with 14.0 per game. The Eagles allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 79th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 141st place in college basketball. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 265th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 94th in the country with 76.4 points per game this year. They are 225th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in college basketball. They are 94th in the nation in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game, and 138th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Cowboys are 136th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Cowboys surrender 73.1 points per contest, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 174th and 294th in those defensive statistics. They rank 164th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest and 197th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 277th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Eagles are 50th in the country in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 42nd. They are 37th in college basketball in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 25th. As a unit they are 27th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. Florida Gulf Coast is 108th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 86th in the country.
Oklahoma State is 192nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 166th in the nation. The Cowboys are 118th in the country in offensive rating with 107.5, and their defensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 185th. In terms of pace they are 118th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 213th. As a team they are 183rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 140th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida Gulf Coast/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -13.5
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