LSU vs Florida Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/26/2020
Game: LSU Tigers vs Florida Gators
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida -4
The LSU Tigers travel to Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 4 point favorites.
LSU heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.6 as they are averaging 80.8 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. Florida has an overall mark of 17-10. They are averaging 72.3 points per contest and giving up 66.4, which is a point differential of 5.9.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 12-14-1 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 17-10-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 11-16-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 15-12-0 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
Trendon Watford averages 13.8 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Skylar Mays comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Keyontae Johnson averages 13.9 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 281st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 130th and 280th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 196th place in the NCAA. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in the nation. LSU averages 80.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 253rd in D-1. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 15th and 192nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gators surrender 66.4 points per contest, which ranks them 94th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 65th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest, and 50th with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 169th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Florida is 140th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 109th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 136th in the nation. They are 158th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 294th in assists per contest with 11.5. The Gators are 259th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Tigers are 7th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.6. In terms of pace they are 90th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 70th. As a team they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 278th in Division 1. LSU is 244th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 227th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 74th in the country in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 284th in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 105th. As a team they are 94th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 190th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -4
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