Virginia at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 3.5 point favorites.
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Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-1. They currently have a point differential of 16.4 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 52.3 per game. Florida State has an overall mark of 17-6. They are averaging 84.7 points per contest and giving up 73.3, which is a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 15-4 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-15 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-6 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 12-8 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
01/31/18 G Nigel Johnson Suspension 3-game suspension (eligble to return 02/10 vs. Virginia Tech)
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
02/06/18 G PJ Savoy Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Virginia
Devon Hall averages 12.1 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%. Kyle Guy averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Braian Angola-Rodas averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Terance Mann averages 15.5 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 52.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 31st, and they give up 8.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in college basketball. Virginia averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 290th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 74th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 36th in D-1. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 319th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 351st with 9.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 73.3 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 130th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 210th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 277th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season. Florida State is 16th in Division 1 with 84.7 points per game this year. They are 46th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 103rd in the nation. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game and 50th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Seminoles are 181st in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Cavaliers are 53rd in the nation in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 84.8 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 351st in the country with 61.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 78th. As a team they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 225th in Division 1. Virginia is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 3rd in the nation.
Florida State is 279th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 38th in the nation. The Seminoles are 29th in the country in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 78th. In terms of pace they are 40th in Division 1 with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 60th. As a team they are 68th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 184th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Virginia/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State +3.5
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