Florida State at Syracuse NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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The Florida State Seminoles head to Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 2.5 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 76.8 points per contest while giving up 68.6 per game. Syracuse has an overall record of 16-6. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 63.6, good for a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-13-0 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-10-3 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 13-9-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 9-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this game averaging 13.0 points per contest while playing 19.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Terance Mann averages 11.4 points per contest in 30.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Tyus Battle scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Elijah Hughes averages 14.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 76.8 points per contest, which is 92nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 165th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 237th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 118th and 234th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 97th with 14.1 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.6 points per contest, which is 109th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 82nd and 115th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Syracuse is 238th in the nation with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 254th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 253rd in the NCAA. They are 163rd in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 237th in assists per game with 12.7. The Orange are 277th in turnovers per contest with 12.0. The Orange give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 20th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 273rd with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 243rd with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Orange are 304th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Seminoles are 90th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.9. In terms of pace they are 130th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 190th. As a team they are 137th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Florida State is 124th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 254th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 146th in the country in offensive rating with 105.3. In terms of pace they are 303rd in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 228th. As a team they are 220th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 71st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State +2.5
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