Louisville vs Florida State Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/24/2020
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State -2.5
The Louisville Cardinals travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Monday, February 24, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 2.5 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 63.7 per game. Florida State has an overall mark of 23-4. They are averaging 75.3 points per contest and giving up 65.4, which is a point differential of 9.8.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 14-12-2 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 16-12-0 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-13-1 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 16-11-0 against the over/under
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
02/22/20 C Steven Enoch Leg is questionable
02/22/20 G Josh Nickelberry Ankle is questionable
02/21/20 F Aidan Igiehon Shoulder is out 1-2 weeks
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Nwora comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Steven Enoch averages 9.5 points per game in 19.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Devin Vassell averages 12.9 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Trent Forrest averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 75.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 71st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 72nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 10th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 35th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 271st with 12.1 per game. The Cardinals allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 42nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 38th place in Division 1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State is 69th in the country with 75.3 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 48th in the nation. They are 185th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 139th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Seminoles are 152nd in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Seminoles surrender 65.4 points per contest, which ranks them 69th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 53rd and 128th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 9.9 assists allowed per contest and 76th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 335th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per game.
The Cardinals are 15th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.8. In terms of pace they are 274th in the country with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 56th. As a team they are 48th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 168th in Division 1. Louisville is 262nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 168th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 59th. They are 163rd in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 82nd. As a unit they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 224th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State -2.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks