Mississippi State at Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to Exactech Arena to play the Florida Gators on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 9.5 point favorites.
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Mississippi State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 76.7 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. Florida has an overall mark of 11-4. They are averaging 83.0 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of 9.6.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-7 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-7 against the over/under this year
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
01/02/18 C Schnider Herard Transferred is out for season
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/05/17 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
11/16/17 C John Egbunu Knee is out indefinitely
01/09/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is "?" Wednesday vs Mississippi St
01/09/18 G Chris Chiozza Illness is "?" Wednesday vs Mississippi St
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 14.3 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 73%. Aric Holman averages 12.2 points per game in 21.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Jalen Hudson averages 16.9 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Egor Koulechov averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State averages 76.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 72nd. Behind the arc they shoot 30%, which is good for 332nd in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 115th with 14.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 144th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 42nd place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 36th in the country with 83.0 points per game this year. They are 189th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.6. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 37th in college basketball. They are 176th in the nation in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 173rd in assists per contest with 14.0. The Gators are 345th in turnovers per game with 9.9. The Gators surrender 73.4 points per contest, which ranks them 211th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 198th and 308th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 230th with 36.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 268th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.8, and their defensive rating of 89.2 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 154th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 115th. As a team they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 141st in Division 1. Mississippi State is 121st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 21st in the nation.
Florida is 350th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 197th in Division 1. The Gators are 194th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.9, and their offensive rating of 115.3 is ranked 26th. They are 172nd in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 153rd. As a unit they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 129th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Mississippi State/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -9.5
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