Louisville at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Barclays Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 1 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 76.6 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Florida State has an overall mark of 20-10. They are averaging 82.0 points per contest and giving up 74.2, which is a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 16-11 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 16-11 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deng Adel averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Quentin Snider averages 12.2 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Terance Mann averages 13.3 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Phil Cofer averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 76.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 128th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 114th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 88th and 165th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 256th with 12.1 per game. The Cardinals allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 121st in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 274th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State is 29th in the country with 82.0 points per game this year. They are 44th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 171st in college basketball. They are 56th in the nation in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game, and 72nd in assists per contest with 15.3. The Seminoles are 174th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Seminoles surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 230th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 181st with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 272nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Cardinals are 124th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 98.5 is ranked 61st. In terms of pace they are 144th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 149th. As a team they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 235th in Division 1. Louisville is 272nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 12th in the nation.
Florida State is 251st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 70th in the nation. The Seminoles are 56th in the country in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 110th. In terms of pace they are 45th in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 69th. As a team they are 80th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 172nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State -1
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