Florida at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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The Florida Gators head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 5 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 77.0 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Tennessee has an overall record of 19-7. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 67.4, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-13 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 12-13 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-10 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-13 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gators Injuries
02/20/18 C John Egbunu Knee is out indefinitely
01/16/18 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
01/13/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Hudson averages 14.9 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Egor Koulechov averages 14.2 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Grant Williams scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Admiral Schofield averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 77.0 points per contest this year, which is 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 243rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 70th in Division 1. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 168th and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 344th with 10.0 per game. The Gators allow 70.2 points per contest, which is 124th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 131st and 241st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 277th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 65th place in college basketball. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 245th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 136th in the country with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 208th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in Division 1. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 36.2 boards per contest and 42nd in assists per game with 16.1. The Volunteers are 222nd in turnovers per contest with 12.5. The Volunteers give up 67.4 points per game, which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 51st and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 54th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 164th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 275th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Gators are 65th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.5, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 128th. In terms of pace they are 229th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 197th. As a team they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 128th in Division 1. Florida is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 117th in the nation.
Tennessee is 227th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 43rd in the nation. The Volunteers are 81st in the country in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 74th. In terms of pace they are 265th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 183rd. As a team they are 143rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 193rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida +5
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