North Carolina at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 1/3/2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The North Carolina Tar Heels head to Donald L. Tucker Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 1 point favorites.
North Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 12-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 85.2 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Florida State has an overall mark of 11-2. They are averaging 85.7 points per contest and giving up 67.5, which is a point differential of 18.2.
Valuable North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 8-5 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-2 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-5 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
12/06/17 G Seventh Woods Foot is out indefinitely
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/25/17 C Christ Koumadje Lower Body is out indefinitely
Joel Berry averages 17.2 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Luke Maye averages 18.4 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Phil Cofer averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Terance Mann scores 14.6 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels allow 71.7 points per contest which is 174th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 292nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 51st, and they allow 14.9 assists per game which puts them in 276th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in the nation. North Carolina averages 85.2 points per contest this year, which is 26th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 87th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 52nd in college basketball. They average 44.1 boards per contest and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles give up 67.5 points per game, which ranks them 84th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 248th with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Seminoles are 326th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest this year. Florida State is 23rd in Division 1 with 85.7 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 18.2. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 58th in D-1. They are 52nd in college basketball in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 17.9. The Seminoles are 146th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Tar Heels are 64th in the country in defensive rating with 94.9, and their offensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 53rd. They are 21st in college basketball in pace with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 113th. As a unit they are 104th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 312th in D-1. North Carolina is 261st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 115th in the country.
Florida State is 202nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 10th in the nation. The Seminoles are 44th in the country in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 89.8 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 29th in Division 1 with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 26th. As a team they are 44th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 142nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take North Carolina +1 and over 149 total points
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