Florida Gulf Coast vs VCU NCAA Basketball Tips 11/23/2019
Game: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs VCU Rams
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, VA
Odds/Point Spread: VCU -15
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Saturday, November 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has VCU as 15 point favorites.
Florida Gulf Coast heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-4. They currently have a point differential of -9.2 as they are averaging 63.4 points per contest while giving up 72.6 per game. VCU has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 65.3, which is a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Betting Trends
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 1-3-0 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key VCU Rams Injuries
11/22/19 G Vince Williams Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Fla Gulf Coast
Caleb Catto averages 12.4 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. Zach Scott comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Marcus Evans averages 12.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.3 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Marcus Santos-Silva averages 12.8 points per game while playing 27.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is at 54%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 251st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 243rd and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 275th, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the NCAA. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in the nation. Florida Gulf Coast averages 63.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 303rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 299th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 199th in D-1. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 285th and 220th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 17.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams surrender 65.3 points per contest, which ranks them 126th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 141st in those defensive statistics. They rank 31st with 9.0 assists allowed per contest, and 193rd with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 338th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 21.0 per game. VCU is 115th in the country with 77.0 points per game this year. They are 77th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 105th in the nation. They are 239th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 121st in assists per contest with 14.8. The Rams are 32nd in turnovers per game with 17.0.
The Eagles are 309th in the nation in offensive rating with 88.8. In terms of pace they are 235th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 285th. As a team they are 270th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 79th in Division 1. Florida Gulf Coast is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.6 times per 100 possessions.
VCU is 43rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.2 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 141st in the country in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 90th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 72nd. As a team they are 60th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 109th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida Gulf Coast/VCU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take VCU -15
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