Tennessee at Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Tennessee Volunteers travel to O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 2.5 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-1. They currently have a point differential of 21.4 as they are averaging 86.4 points per contest while giving up 65.0 per game. Florida has an overall record of 9-5. They are averaging 69.9 points per game and surrendering 60.0, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 6-5-1 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/06/18 C Gorjok Gak Knee is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Chase Johnson Transferred has left team
Admiral Schofield averages 18.0 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%. Grant Williams comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Noah Locke averages 10.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 20.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 67%. KeVaughn Allen averages 10.9 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers allow 65.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 119th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in the nation. Tennessee averages 86.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 21.4 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 142nd in D-1. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 25th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 313th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators surrender 60.0 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 36th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest, and 160th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 318th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per game. Florida is 278th in the country with 69.9 points per game this year. They are 242nd in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 177th in the nation. They are 162nd in the country in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game and 219th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Gators are 287th in turnovers per game with 11.9.
The Volunteers are 3rd in the nation in offensive rating with 119.7. In terms of pace they are 129th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 16th. As a team they are 9th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Tennessee is 329th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 255th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 193rd in the country in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 304th in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 215th. As a team they are 247th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 69th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida +2.5
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