Florida at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Bud Walton Arena
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The Florida Gators travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 1 point favorites.
Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.2 as they are averaging 70.8 points per contest while giving up 60.7 per game. Arkansas has an overall record of 10-3. They are averaging 81.2 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-8-1 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/06/18 C Gorjok Gak Knee is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Chase Johnson Transferred has left team
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Noah Locke averages 10.0 points per game in 20.5 minutes per contest. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 10.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Isaiah Joe averages 15.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Daniel Gafford averages 17.0 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 60.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 44th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 129th, and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the NCAA. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in the nation. Florida averages 70.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 263rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 216th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 145th in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 175th and 203rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 154th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 331st with 39.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 304th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game. Arkansas is 44th in the country with 81.2 points per game this year. They are 165th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 146th in the nation. They are 64th in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 17.8. The Razorbacks are 220th in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 161st. They are 308th in college basketball in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 179th. As a unit they are 212th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 72nd in D-1. Florida is 253rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 107.7, which is ranked 103rd. They are 40th in D-1 in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 172nd. As a unit they are 185th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas +1
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