Florida at South Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Colonial Life Arena
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The Florida Gators head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 4.5 point favorites.
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Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 16-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. South Carolina has an overall record of 13-11. They are averaging 70.2 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 11-11 against the over/under this year
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-13 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gators Injuries
02/09/18 C John Egbunu Knee is "?" Saturday vs South Carolina
01/16/18 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
01/13/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is out indefinitely
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Hudson averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 69%. Egor Koulechov averages 14.2 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Chris Silva scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 25.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Frank Booker averages 11 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 78.3 points per contest this year, which is 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 239th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 67th in Division 1. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 193rd and 216th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 343rd with 10.2 per game. The Gators allow 71.3 points per contest, which is 151st in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 176th and 269th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 287th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 85th place in college basketball. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina is 270th in the country with 70.2 points per contest this season. They are 344th in the nation in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 299th in Division 1. They are 83rd in the country in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 230th in assists per game with 12.9. The Gamecocks are 141st in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Gamecocks give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 144th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 48th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Gamecocks are 287th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Gators are 58th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 153rd. In terms of pace they are 197th in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 184th. As a team they are 159th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 104th in Division 1. Florida is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 159th in the nation.
South Carolina is 167th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 140th in Division 1. The Gamecocks are 64th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.4, and their offensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 270th. They are 194th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 337th. As a unit they are 319th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 167th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/South Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida -4.5
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