Winthrop at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/1/2019
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Get todays College basketball odds and lines on this game.
The Winthrop Eagles travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Winthrop comes into this game with an overall record of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 90.5 points per game while giving up 79.5 per contest. Florida State has an overall record of 11-1. They are averaging 80.8 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable Winthrop Eagles Betting Trends
The Winthrop Eagles are 5-3-1 against the spread
The Winthrop Eagles are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-6-1 against the over/under
Key Winthrop Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
12/22/18 G M.J. Walker Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Saint Louis
Nych Smith comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Josh Ferguson averages 12.8 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Terance Mann averages 12.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Mfiondu Kabengele averages 12.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 17.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Winthrop averages 90.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 43rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 12th in the nation. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 16.8 per game. The Eagles allow 79.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 317th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 162nd and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 228th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 221st place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State is 57th in the country with 80.8 points per game this year. They are 89th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 13.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 192nd in the nation. They are 137th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.1 boards per game, and 241st in assists per contest with 12.8. The Seminoles are 43rd in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Seminoles surrender 67.8 points per contest, which ranks them 95th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 142nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 27th with 30.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 327th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game.
The Eagles have an offensive rating of 114, which is ranked 32nd. They are 5th in college basketball in pace with 79.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 8th. As a unit they are 5th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in D-1. Winthrop is 52nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 72nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 111.1, which is ranked 62nd. They are 123rd in D-1 in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 128th. As a unit they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 260th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Winthrop/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks