Missouri at Florida NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Missouri Tigers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 11.5 point favorites.
Missouri comes into this game with an overall record of 12-13. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 67.6 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Florida has an overall mark of 15-11. They are averaging 68.9 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 10-12-3 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 12-13-0 against the over/under
Important 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
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
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
Mark Smith averages 11.4 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Jordan Geist comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Noah Locke averages 11.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%. KeVaughn Allen averages 12.9 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 166th and 99th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 50th, and they give up 12.0 assists per contest which puts them in 86th place in the NCAA. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in the nation. Missouri averages 67.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 299th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 263rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 72nd in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 208th and 325th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 65th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators surrender 63.7 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 82nd and 53rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 185th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 317th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. Florida is 279th in the country with 68.9 points per game this year. They are 289th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 196th in the nation. They are 249th in the country in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 248th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Gators are 274th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 100.4, which is ranked 263rd. They are 312th in college basketball in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 209th. As a unit they are 221st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 94th in D-1. Missouri is 40th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 251st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 179th in the country in offensive rating with 103.5. In terms of pace they are 328th in Division 1 with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 259th. As a team they are 265th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 49th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -11.5
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