Florida at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Florida Gators travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 3.5 point favorites.
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Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 17-9. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 77.4 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 10-16. They are averaging 72.2 points per game and surrendering 73.2, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-12 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 12-12 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-16 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Key Florida Gators Injuries
02/10/18 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 Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Jalen Hudson averages 15.1 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 68%. Egor Koulechov averages 14.2 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Jeff Roberson averages 16.2 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Riley LaChance averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 77.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 248th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 66th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 158th and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 342nd with 10.3 per game. The Gators allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 134th and 237th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 280th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 67th place in college basketball. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 229th in the country with 72.2 points per game this year. They are 259th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 245th in college basketball. They are 230th in the nation in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 283rd in assists per contest with 12.2. The Commodores are 273rd in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Commodores surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 198th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 268th and 276th in those defensive statistics. They rank 59th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest and 108th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 9th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.4 per game this season.
The Gators are 71st in the nation in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 111th. In terms of pace they are 218th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 190th. As a team they are 165th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 117th in Division 1. Florida is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 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 105th in the nation.
Vanderbilt is 239th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 225th in Division 1. The Commodores are 300th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 132nd. They are 304th in D-1 in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 194th. As a unit they are 148th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +3.5
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