Florida State at Wake Forest NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 12 point favorites.
Florida State comes into this game with an overall record of 24-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Wake Forest has an overall record of 11-18. They are averaging 68.7 points per game and surrendering 75.9, good for a point differential of -7.2.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 14-16-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-14-3 against the over/under
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 12-17-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/14/18 G Jamie Lewis Disciplinary is out indefinitely
03/08/19 G Aaron Spivey Eye is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
03/08/19 C Olivier Sarr Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 21.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Terance Mann averages 11.6 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Brandon Childress averages 14.8 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Jaylen Hoard averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 86th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 162nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 243rd in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 83rd and 202nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 113th with 13.6 per game. The Seminoles allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 44th and 168th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 10.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in Division 1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest is 281st in the country with 68.7 points per game this year. They are 344th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -7.2. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 328th in the nation. They are 55th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game, and 332nd in assists per contest with 10.9. The Demon Deacons are 115th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Demon Deacons surrender 75.9 points per contest, which ranks them 279th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 307th and 169th in those defensive statistics. They rank 323rd with 15.4 assists allowed per contest and 153rd with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 30th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per game.
The Seminoles are 93rd in the nation in offensive rating with 107.5. In terms of pace they are 140th in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 178th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 181st in Division 1. Florida State is 157th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wake Forest is 147th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 98.9, which is ranked 294th. They are 197th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 343rd. As a unit they are 331st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 250th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest +12
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