Florida at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Florida Gators travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 8.5 point favorites.
Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.1 as they are averaging 83.4 points per contest while giving up 73.3 per game. Missouri has an overall mark of 11-3. They are averaging 78.9 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 12.3.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-7 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 7-6 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 7-6 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/05/17 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
11/16/17 C John Egbunu Knee is out indefinitely
01/05/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is doubtful Saturday vs Missouri
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
Egor Koulechov averages 15 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 98%. Jalen Hudson averages 16.9 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Jordan Barnett averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Kassius Robertson averages 15.6 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1.8 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 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 207th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 192nd and 257th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 238th, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 104th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in college basketball. Florida averages 83.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 193rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 36th in D-1. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 162nd and 174th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 344th with 10.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 62nd in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 31st and 61st in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 30.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 86th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season. Missouri is 87th in Division 1 with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 46th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.3. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 38th in the nation. They are 56th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game and 75th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Tigers are 62nd in turnovers per game with 15.2.
The Gators are 30th in the nation in offensive rating with 115, and their defensive rating of 101 is ranked 182nd. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 151st. As a team they are 99th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 129th in Division 1. Florida is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 182nd in the nation.
Missouri is 37th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 21st in the nation. The Tigers are 37th in the country in offensive rating with 114.2, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 95th. In terms of pace they are 255th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 23rd. As a team they are 21st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 35th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri -8.5
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