Florida State at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/16/2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Friday, March 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 1 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 20-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 74.5 per contest. Missouri has an overall record of 20-11. They are averaging 73.3 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-13 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 16-11 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 16-15 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 13-17 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
03/11/18 G Cullen VanLeer Knee is questionable Friday vs Florida State
03/11/18 F Jordan Barnett Legal problems is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Florida State
03/11/18 G Jordan Geist Illness is probable Friday vs Florida State
02/20/18 G Terrence Phillips Suspension is out for season
01/09/18 G Blake Harris Left Team is out for season
Phil Cofer averages 13.1 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Terance Mann averages 13.2 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Jordan Barnett averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Kassius Robertson averages 16.2 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 67th and 267th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 183rd, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 135th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in college basketball. Florida State averages 81.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 43rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 173rd in D-1. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 59th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 169th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks them 68th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 36th in those defensive statistics. They rank 33rd with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 66th with 32.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 32nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game this season. Missouri is 186th in Division 1 with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 151st in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 37th in the nation. They are 88th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game and 173rd in assists per contest with 13.6. The Tigers are 59th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Seminoles are 126th in the country in defensive rating with 101.1, and their offensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 53rd. They are 48th in college basketball in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 69th. As a unit they are 79th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 175th in D-1. Florida State is 246th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 87th in the country.
Missouri is 32nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 18th in the nation. The Tigers are 104th in the country in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 106th. In terms of pace they are 283rd in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 65th. As a team they are 49th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 31st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri -1
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