Pittsburgh vs Florida State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/18/2020
Game: Pittsburgh Panthers vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State -12
The Pittsburgh Panthers head to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 12 point favorites.
Pittsburgh comes into this game with an overall record of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 65.8 points per game while giving up 63.9 per contest. Florida State has an overall record of 21-4. They are averaging 75.3 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 9.8.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 12-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 11-13-1 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 15-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
11/05/19 F Kene Chukwuka Hip is out indefinitely
02/17/20 F Eric Hamilton Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Florida State
02/07/20 G Onyebuchi Ezeakudo Ankle is out indefinitely
01/09/20 G Ithiel Horton Undisclosed is out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
02/17/20 G Devin Vassell Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
02/17/20 G M.J. Walker Facial is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
Trey McGowens averages 12.5 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Justin Champagnie comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Trent Forrest averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Devin Vassell scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 28.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 63.9 points per contest which is 40th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 127th and 223rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 255th place in D-1. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in Division 1. Pittsburgh averages 65.8 points per contest, which is 311th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 314th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 213th and 218th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 298th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 77th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 60th and 160th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 86th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Seminoles are 337th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per contest. Florida State is 75th in the country with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 76th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.8. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 47th in the country. They are 209th in the nation in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 143rd in assists per game with 13.5. The Seminoles are 149th in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 100.3, which is ranked 202nd. They are 331st in college basketball in pace with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 330th. As a unit they are 318th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 293rd in D-1. Pittsburgh is 278th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 169th 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 106.9, which is ranked 71st. They are 151st in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 78th. As a unit they are 73rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 224th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh +12 and over 135.5 total points
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