Florida State at Gonzaga NCAA Basketball Tips 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Honda Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday in the Sweet 16. The opening line for this matchup has Gonzaga as 9 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 29-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall record of 32-3. They are averaging 88.6 points per game and surrendering 64.8, good for a point differential of 23.9.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 17-19-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-15-3 against the over/under
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 22-13-0 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 15-16-0 against the over/under
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
03/24/19 F Phil Cofer Foot is questionable Thursday vs Gonzaga
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Terance Mann averages 11.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Brandon Clarke averages 17.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Rui Hachimura averages 19.7 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 67.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 122nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 65th, and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in the nation. Florida State averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 102nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 171st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 216th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 66th and 213th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 138th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 64.8 points per contest, which ranks them 31st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 9.8 assists allowed per contest, and 50th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 222nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Gonzaga is 1st in the country with 88.6 points per game this year. They are 1st in the D-1 in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 23.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 69th in the nation. They are 26th in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 18.1. The Bulldogs are 337th in turnovers per game with 10.4.
The Seminoles are 96th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 172nd in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 190th. As a team they are 134th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 187th in Division 1. Florida State is 170th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 343rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 1st in the country in offensive rating with 124. In terms of pace they are 78th in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 263rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Gonzaga -9
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