Auburn vs Florida Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida -2.5
The Auburn Tigers travel to Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 2.5 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 15-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.6 as they are averaging 80.9 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Florida has an overall record of 11-5. They are averaging 73.8 points per game and surrendering 66.4, good for a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 6-10-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
01/13/20 F Dontay Bassett Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Mississippi
Samir Doughty comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 74%. Isaac Okoro averages 13.2 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 15.0 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Keyontae Johnson averages 13.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 80.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 91st. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 261st in the nation. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 144th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 191st with 13.4 per game. The Tigers allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 81st and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 191st and they give up 9.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in Division 1. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 123rd in the country with 73.8 points per game this year. They are 143rd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 230th in the nation. They are 91st in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game, and 291st in assists per contest with 11.6. The Gators are 284th in turnovers per game with 12.1. The Gators surrender 66.4 points per contest, which ranks them 113th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 93rd and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 79th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 150th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Tigers are 20th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.9. In terms of pace they are 72nd in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 86th. As a team they are 99th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 68th in Division 1. Auburn is 270th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 287th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 89th in the country in offensive rating with 106.2. In terms of pace they are 260th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 176th. As a team they are 140th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 235th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida -2.5
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