La Salle at Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The La Salle Explorers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 18.5 point favorites.
La Salle comes into this game with an overall record of 0-2. They currently have a point differential of -4.5 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Florida has an overall record of 1-1. They are averaging 68.0 points per game and surrendering 63.5, good for a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable La Salle Explorers Betting Trends
The La Salle Explorers are 0-1-1 against the spread
The La Salle Explorers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Key La Salle Explorers Injuries
11/09/18 G Jack Clark ACL is out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/06/18 C Gorjok Gak Knee is out indefinitely
Pookie Powell comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 92%. Isiah Deas averages 19.5 points per game in 33.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Deaundrae Ballard averages 12.5 points per game while playing 17.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Jalen Hudson averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 29% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
La Salle averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 247th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -4.5 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team, which has them ranked 321st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 173rd in the nation. They average 29.0 rebounds per game and 10.0 assists per game, which ranks them 324th and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 315th with 9.0 per game. The Explorers allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 202nd and 280th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 327th and they give up 16.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 277th place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 274th in the country with 68.0 points per game this year. They are 251st in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 27% from 3-point range, which is good for 292nd in the nation. They are 268th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game, and 271st in assists per contest with 11.5. The Gators are 253rd in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Gators surrender 63.5 points per contest, which ranks them 96th in D-1. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 60th and 168th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 8.0 assists allowed per contest and 189th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 263rd in country in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per game.
The Explorers have an offensive rating of 98.6, which is ranked 240th. They are 179th in college basketball in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 295th. As a unit they are 272nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 81st in D-1. La Salle is 312th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 193rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 266th in the country in offensive rating with 95.1. In terms of pace they are 211th in Division 1 with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 252nd. As a team they are 231st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 53rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's La Salle/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida -18.5
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