Georgia at Florida NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 10.5 point favorites.
Georgia heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-18. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 75.3 per game. Florida has an overall mark of 17-11. They are averaging 68.8 points per contest and giving up 63.2, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 16-12-0 against the spread
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-15-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-16-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-19-0 against the over/under
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Nicolas Claxton comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 65%. Rayshaun Hammonds averages 12.6 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
KeVaughn Allen averages 12.8 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Noah Locke averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 145th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 227th in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 16.0 per game. The Bulldogs allow 75.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 125th and 142nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 150th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 118th place in Division 1. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 280th in the country with 68.8 points per game this year. They are 284th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 200th in the nation. They are 258th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 263rd in assists per contest with 12.4. The Gators are 282nd in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Gators surrender 63.2 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 53rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 166th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 312th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game.
The Bulldogs are 181st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 93rd in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 170th. As a team they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 223rd in Division 1. Georgia is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 249th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 172nd in the country in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 333rd in Division 1 with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 251st. As a team they are 252nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 61st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida -10.5
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