Mercer at Florida College Basketball Parlay 12/18/2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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The Mercer Bears head to O'Connell Center to take on the Florida Gators on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 19.5 point favorites.
Mercer comes into this game with an overall record of 4-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 76.0 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Florida has an overall record of 5-4. They are averaging 69.7 points per game and surrendering 61.8, good for a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable Mercer Bears Betting Trends
The Mercer Bears are 4-4-0 against the spread this season
The Mercer Bears are 2-5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 2-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Mercer Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/27/18 F Isaiah Stokes Knee is out indefinitely
11/06/18 C Gorjok Gak Knee is out indefinitely
Djordje Dimitrijevic averages 12.2 points per contest in 24.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 95%. Ross Cummings comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Deaundrae Ballard averages 9.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 17.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 80%. KeVaughn Allen scores 10.3 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 67.0 points per contest which is 73rd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 118th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 170th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 122nd place in D-1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in Division 1. Mercer averages 76.0 points per contest, which is 146th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 191st. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 295th in the nation. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 124th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 119th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators give up 61.8 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 60th and 110th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 10.9 dimes allowed per game and 184th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Gators are 312th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per contest. Florida is 286th in the country with 69.7 points per contest this season. They are 231st in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 188th in the country. They are 233rd in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 229th in assists per game with 13.1. The Gators are 312th in turnovers per contest with 11.4.
The Bears are 142nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 212th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 146th in Division 1. Mercer is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 273rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 209th in the country in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 311th in Division 1 with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 211th. As a team they are 245th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 123rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Mercer +19.5 and under 128.5 total points
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