Florida Gators vs Ole Miss Rebels Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 2/8/2020
Game: Florida Gators vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss +3.5
The Florida Gators travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 3.5 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 73.0 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 11-11. They are averaging 69.2 points per contest and giving up 68.1, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 8-14-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 13-9-0 against the over/under
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 10-11-1 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-11-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
02/05/20 F Dontay Bassett Calf is questionable
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/10/20 G Luis Rodriguez Foot is out indefinitely
Keyontae Johnson averages 13.4 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Kerry Blackshear Jr. comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Devontae Shuler averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Breein Tyree averages 18.9 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 67.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 97th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 87th, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the NCAA. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in the nation. Florida averages 73.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 132nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 165th in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 139th and 290th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 308th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rebels surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks them 146th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 50th in those defensive statistics. They rank 165th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 143rd with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rebels are 211th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game. Ole Miss is 242nd in the country with 69.2 points per game this year. They are 227th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 244th in the nation. They are 244th in the country in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game and 140th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Rebels are 168th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 78th. They are 272nd in college basketball in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 129th. As a unit they are 110th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 220th in D-1. Florida is 296th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 151st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels are 231st in the country in offensive rating with 99.2. In terms of pace they are 220th in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 255th. As a team they are 215th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss +3.5
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