Marshall vs Florida Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 11/29/2019
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Florida Gators
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida -21
The Marshall Thundering Herd travel to Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Friday, November 29, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 21 point favorites.
Marshall heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-3. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 71.6 points per contest while giving up 73.8 per game. Florida has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 66.9 points per contest and giving up 61.3, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/24/19 C Gorjok Gak Hamstring is "?"
Jarrod West comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 44%. Taevion Kinsey averages 15.0 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.3 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Keyontae Johnson averages 13.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall averages 71.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 196th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 152nd. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 338th in the nation. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 53rd and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 31st with 17.0 per game. The Thundering Herd allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 274th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 135th and 233rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 322nd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 121st place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 280th in the country with 66.9 points per game this year. They are 202nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 247th in the nation. They are 185th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 296th in assists per contest with 11.1. The Gators are 260th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Gators surrender 61.3 points per contest, which ranks them 63rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 94th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 126th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 113th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Thundering Herd are 280th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.2. In terms of pace they are 33rd in the country with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 222nd. As a team they are 275th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 247th in Division 1. Marshall is 56th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 203rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 202nd in the country in offensive rating with 100.4. In terms of pace they are 315th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 226th. As a team they are 212th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 216th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Marshall/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -21
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