Florida at Alabama NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Florida Gators travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Alabama as 3 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 68.3 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Alabama has an overall mark of 15-9. They are averaging 75.3 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 9-15-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 8-16-0 against the over/under
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-12-1 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-9-1 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/06/18 C Gorjok Gak Knee is out for season
01/21/19 F Keith Stone ACL is out for season
01/04/19 F Chase Johnson Transferred has left team
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/29/18 F Javian Davis-Fleming Knee is out indefinitely
02/15/19 F Alex Reese Illness is questionable Saturday vs Florida
02/15/19 F Galin Smith Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Florida
Noah Locke averages 11.3 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
John Petty averages 11.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Kira Lewis Jr. averages 14.4 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 73rd and 60th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 213th, and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the NCAA. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in the nation. Florida averages 68.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 287th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 308th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 195th in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 244th and 241st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 211th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 46th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 107th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Crimson Tide are 80th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game. Alabama is 121st in the country with 75.3 points per game this year. They are 138th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 173rd in the nation. They are 54th in the country in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game and 244th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Crimson Tide are 131st in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 102.4, which is ranked 211th. They are 324th in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 277th. As a unit they are 287th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 48th in D-1. Florida is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Alabama is 151st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 116th. They are 127th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 160th. As a unit they are 134th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 232nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Alabama college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Alabama -3
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