LSU at Florida Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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The LSU Tigers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 1.5 point favorites.
LSU comes into this game with an overall record of 24-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 73.2 per contest. Florida has an overall record of 17-12. They are averaging 68.3 points per game and surrendering 63.1, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 17-11-1 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 17-11-1 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 12-17-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-20-0 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers 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
Tremont Waters comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Skylar Mays averages 13.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
KeVaughn Allen averages 12.5 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Noah Locke averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 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
LSU averages 81.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 85th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 310th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 206th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 13.3 per game. The Tigers allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 228th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 163rd and 168th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in Division 1. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 283rd in the country with 68.3 points per game this year. They are 292nd in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 220th in the nation. They are 268th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 266th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Gators are 282nd in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Gators surrender 63.1 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 89th and 51st in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 141st with 34.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 313th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game.
The Tigers are 33rd in the nation in offensive rating with 112. In terms of pace they are 96th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 155th. As a team they are 92nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 277th in Division 1. LSU is 250th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 237th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 174th in the country in offensive rating with 103.7. In terms of pace they are 335th in Division 1 with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 254th. As a team they are 257th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 58th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida -1.5
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