Florida at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/6/2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
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The Florida Gators travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 4 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-11. They had a point differential of 6.6 as they averaged 75.8 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. Florida State had an overall mark of 20-10 last year. They averaged 80.2 points per contest and gave up 72.9, which was a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators were 16-16-1 against the spread last season
The Florida Gators were 13-16-0 against the over/under last year
Important 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
Key Florida Gators Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/25/18 F Phil Cofer Foot is out indefinitely
Egor Koulechov averaged 13.8 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.2 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 41% for the year while his free throw percentage was 86%. Jalen Hudson comes into this contest after averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 3.9 rebounds per game and dished out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 49% while his free throw percentage was at 66%.
Terance Mann averaged 12.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averaged 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 57% and his free throw percentage was 66%. Trent Forrest averaged 7.9 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.9 rebounds per game and had 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 49% and his free throw percentage finished at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allowed 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 94th in Division 1. They also allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 106th and 203rd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 37.4 rebounds a game which ranked 292nd, and they gave up 11.6 assists per contest which put them in 51st place in the nation. They forced 13.8 turnovers per game which ranked them 240th in the country. Florida averaged 75.8 points per contest last season, which ranked them 116th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 6.6 and their shooting percentage was 43% as a team, which had them ranked 255th. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 81st in D-1. They averaged 35.3 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranked them 183rd and 211th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 346th with 9.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrendered 72.9 points per contest, which ranked them 184th in the nation. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 53rd and 215th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 89th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 191st with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles were 266th in the NCAA in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game last season. Florida State was 44th in the country with 80.2 points per game last year. They were 63rd in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 7.3. They shot 35% from 3-point range, which was good for 174th in D-1. They were 70th in the nation in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 86th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Seminoles were 168th in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Gators were 76th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 109.5. In terms of pace they were 237th in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 200th. As a team they were 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 98th in Division 1. Florida was 349th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State was 219th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles were 77th in the country in offensive rating with 109.4. In terms of pace they were 57th in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 91st. As a team they were 93rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 176th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State -4
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