Florida vs Vanderbilt Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Florida Gators vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt +11.5
The Florida Gators travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 11.5 point favorites.
Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 73.2 points per game while giving up 67.2 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 8-12. They are averaging 72.4 points per contest and giving up 73.8, which is a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 8-11-1 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 13-7-0 against the over/under
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
01/28/20 F Dontay Bassett Calf is questionable
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
Keyontae Johnson averages 13.0 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Kerry Blackshear Jr. comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Saben Lee averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Scotty Pippen Jr. averages 11.1 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 102nd and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 115th place in the NCAA. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 150th in the nation. Florida averages 73.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 113th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 188th in D-1. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 127th and 291st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 295th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores surrender 73.8 points per contest, which ranks them 279th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 320th and 270th in those defensive statistics. They rank 219th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest, and 243rd with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 250th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game. Vanderbilt is 152nd in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 227th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 207th in the nation. They are 302nd in the country in rebounding with 33.0 boards per game and 263rd in assists per contest with 12.2. The Commodores are 185th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Gators have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 74th. They are 271st in college basketball in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 127th. As a unit they are 107th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 228th in D-1. Florida is 283rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 194th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 165th. They are 157th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 163rd. As a unit they are 143rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 36th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Florida/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +11.5
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