UAB at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/22/2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
HP Field House
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The UAB Blazers travel to HP Field House to play the Florida State Seminoles on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 16.5 point favorites.
UAB comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 15.0 as they are averaging 75.7 points per game while giving up 60.7 per contest. Florida State has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 84.7 points per contest and giving up 63.3, which is a point differential of 21.3.
Valuable UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 1-1-0 against the spread
The UAB Blazers are 0-0-2 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-2-1 against the over/under
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/25/18 F Phil Cofer Foot is out indefinitely
Jalen Perry averages 12.0 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Zack Bryant comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
PJ Savoy averages 12.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Terance Mann averages 14.0 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 60.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 78th and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 11.0 assists per contest which puts them in 86th place in the NCAA. They force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 305th in the nation. UAB averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 187th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 15.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 194th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 111th and 211th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 142nd with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 63.3 points per contest, which ranks them 59th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 129th and 180th in those defensive statistics. They rank 124th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 14th with 28.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 303rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.7 per game. Florida State is 52nd in the country with 84.7 points per game this year. They are 48th in the D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 21.3. They shoot 43% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the nation. They are 206th in the country in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game and 152nd in assists per contest with 14.3. The Seminoles are 92nd in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Blazers are 106th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.2. In terms of pace they are 295th in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 142nd. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. UAB is 116th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 109th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 117.1, which is ranked 35th. They are 148th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 50th. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 279th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UAB/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State -16.5
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