Florida at Vanderbilt NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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The Florida Gators travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 4.5 point favorites.
Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 9-18. They are averaging 70.7 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-15-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-17-0 against the over/under
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-16-0 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-14-2 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 Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
KeVaughn Allen comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Noah Locke averages 10.7 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Aaron Nesmith averages 11.6 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Saben Lee averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 278th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 290th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 34.0 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 257th and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 277th with 11.9 per game. The Gators allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 80th and 47th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 41st place in Division 1. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 238th in the country with 70.7 points per game this year. They are 261st in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 281st in the nation. They are 137th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 283rd in assists per contest with 12.0. The Commodores are 90th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Commodores surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 201st in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 215th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 41st in country in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 103.5, which is ranked 177th. They are 327th in college basketball in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 262nd. As a unit they are 261st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 52nd in D-1. Florida is 252nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 69th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 259th. They are 149th in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 251st. As a unit they are 223rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 94th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +4.5
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