Florida vs Saint Joseph's NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/21/2019
Game: Florida Gators vs Saint Joseph's Hawks
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: TD Arena in Charleston, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Saint Joseph's +15
The Florida Gators travel to TD Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 15 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 62.5 points per game while giving up 61.0 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall record of 2-2. They are averaging 79.8 points per game and surrendering 83.8, good for a point differential of -4.0.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 0-4-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 0-4-0 against the over/under
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 4-0-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/17/19 G Tre Mann Head left last game, is questionable
11/05/19 C Gorjok Gak Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kerry Blackshear Jr. comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 11.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Keyontae Johnson averages 10.5 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ryan Daly averages 19.3 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.0 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Lorenzo Edwards averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida averages 62.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 312th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team, which has them ranked 317th. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 335th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game, which ranks them 171st and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 277th with 11.8 per game. The Gators allow 61.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 82nd and 87th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 177th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 126th place in Division 1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 82nd in the country with 79.8 points per game this year. They are 288th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -4.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They are 54th in the NCAA in rebounding with 42.0 boards per game, and 94th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Hawks are 80th in turnovers per game with 15.8. The Hawks surrender 83.8 points per contest, which ranks them 336th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 44% average from 3-point range, ranking them 188th and 346th in those defensive statistics. They rank 240th with 13.5 assists allowed per contest and 336th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 86th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 95.4, which is ranked 261st. They are 326th in college basketball in pace with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 43% is 328th. As a unit they are 314th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in D-1. Florida is 255th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 160th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 184th. They are 20th in D-1 in pace with 78.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 213th. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 53% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's +15
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