Florida State at North Carolina NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Dean Smith Center
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina as 8 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 21-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 77.2 points per game while giving up 67.5 per contest. North Carolina has an overall record of 21-5. They are averaging 87.5 points per game and surrendering 73.2, good for a point differential of 14.3.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 12-11-3 against the over/under
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 16-8-2 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
02/22/19 F Sterling Manley Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
02/11/19 G Rechon Black Ankle is out indefinitely
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 20.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Terance Mann averages 11.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 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%.
Cameron Johnson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 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 79%. Coby White averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 77.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 71st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 72nd and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 104th with 13.9 per game. The Seminoles allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 79th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 53rd and 149th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 10.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 18th place in Division 1. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina is 2nd in the country with 87.5 points per game this year. They are 38th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 14.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 46th in the nation. They are 1st in the NCAA in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 19.7. The Tar Heels are 103rd in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Tar Heels surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 227th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 110th in those defensive statistics. They rank 251st with 14.0 assists allowed per contest and 121st with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tar Heels are 296th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The Seminoles are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.4. In terms of pace they are 124th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 152nd. As a team they are 117th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 210th in Division 1. Florida State is 144th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 253rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 113.5. In terms of pace they are 6th in Division 1 with 76.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 55th. As a team they are 51st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 260th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina -8
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