Florida State at Tulane College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
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The Florida State Seminoles head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 14 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-10. They had a point differential of 7.3 as they averaged 80.2 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. Tulane had an overall mark of 14-16 last year. They averaged 73.2 points per contest and gave up 74.1, which was a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles were 17-13-3 against the spread last season
The Florida State Seminoles were 16-11-1 against the over/under last year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave were 11-15-0 against the spread last season
The Tulane Green Wave were 12-13-0 against the over/under last year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/25/18 F Phil Cofer Foot is out indefinitely
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
11/10/18 G Ray Ona Embo Leg is questionable Sunday vs Florida State
Phil Cofer comes into this game after averaging 12.8 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributed 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage was 57% while his free throw percentage was 69%. Terance Mann averaged 12.6 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game last year. He averaged 2.6 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 57% for the season while his free throw percentage was 66%.
Samir Sehic scored 10.5 points per contest while playing 20.4 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 5.2 rebounds per contest and had 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 57% and his free throw percentage finished at 71%. Ray Ona Embo averaged 10.1 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also brought in 3.2 rebounds per game and had 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage was 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averaged 80.2 points per contest last year, which was 44th in the country. Their average scoring margin was 7.3 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a unit, which had them ranked 63rd. From 3-point territory they shot 35%, which was good for 174th in Division 1. They averaged 37.8 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranked them 70th and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 168th with 13.0 per game. The Seminoles allowed 72.9 points per contest, which was 184th in the nation. They also surrendered a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 53rd and 215th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 35.1 rebounds a game which ranked 191st, and they allowed 12.3 assists per game which put them in 89th place in the NCAA. They forced 14.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 266th in the country.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane was 188th in the nation with 73.2 points per contest last season. They were 164th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -0.9. They shot 35% from beyond the arc, which was good for 177th in the country. They were 223rd in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 52nd in assists per game with 15.6. The Green Wave were 149th in turnovers per contest with 13.2. The Green Wave gave up 74.1 points per game, which ranked them 221st in the country. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 217th and 159th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 98th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 231st with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave were 94th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest last year.
The Seminoles had an offensive rating of 109.4, which was ranked 77th. They were 57th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 91st. As a unit they were 93rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 176th in D-1. Florida State was 219th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane was 131st in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave had an offensive rating of 104.1, which was ranked 194th. They were 178th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 165th. As a unit they were 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 168th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State -14
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