Stetson Hatters vs South Florida Bulls Prediction, 12/8/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stetson Hatters vs USF Bulls
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Stetson (+13)
Yuengling Center is the site where and the USF Bulls (2-2) will play the Stetson Hatters (0-3) on Tuesday. Stetson opens this contest as 13-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 132.5.
Stetson will enter this game with a win-loss mark of 0-3 on the campaign. They are giving up possession 17.7 times per contest and as a squad are committing 20.0 personal fouls per contest. As a unit, Stetson is pulling in 35.3 rebounds per game and has 32 dimes for the season, which ranks 226th in the nation in terms of passing. The Hatters are shooting 28.9% on three-point attempts (22 of 76) and 58.0% from the free throw line. They average 53.7 pts per game (293rd in college basketball) while hitting 32.7% from the field. Defensively, the Hatters are able to force 10.7 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.3 fouls. The Hatters defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 41.8% (76 of 182) and they surrender 42.7 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They currently rank 216th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 52 surrendered this season. They surrender 35.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 242nd in college hoops in PPG allowed (77.3).
The Stetson Hatters played the Florida Gators and took a loss by a score of 86-40 in their last contest. Stetson ended the game with a 19.6% field goal percentage (10 out of 51) and converted 4 out of their 23 three-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Hatters buried 16 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 66.7%. With respect to grabbing boards, they earned a total of 29 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 6 assists in this contest while getting 5 steals and 2 blocked shots. When discussing defending, Stetson allowed the other team to go 19.6% from the floor on 10 out of 51. Florida totaled 17 dimes and 8 steals in the game. Additionally, the Gators totaled 39 rebounds (12 offensive, 27 defensive) and got 2 rejections. Florida finished the contest at 87.5% from the charity stripe by burying 21 of 24 tries. They also made 9 of 23 attempts from distance.
Chase Johnston is someone who was a major factor in this matchup. He left the arena with 10 points on 3 of 11 shooting. He played for 33 mins and also snagged 2 rebounds. Johnston finished the game at 27.3% from the floor and dished out 2 dimes. Another guy that saw a lot of time on the hardwood in the matchup for the Hatters was Rob Perry. He totaled 2 rebounds and had 2 assists. He finished the game shooting 21.4% from the field in this game by connecting on 3-of-14 (13 points). Overall, Perry played for 28 min.
South Florida has a win-loss record of 2-2 on the year. As an offensive unit, the Bulls are shooting 45.1% from the floor, which ranks them 187th in Division 1. South Florida has accounted for 296 pts on the season (74.0 per game) and they grab 38.3 boards per contest. They are dishing out assists 10.5 times per game (256th in D-1) and they are giving up possession 12.5 times per game. The Bulls have committed 18.5 fouls every game and they hit 63.9% from the free throw line. The Bulls on defense are ranked 217th in college basketball in PPG surrendered with 75.3. They relinquish 13.3 assists and 31.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 170th and 60th in college hoops. The South Florida defense allows 28.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter (27 of 96) and opponents are connecting on 79.5% of their free throw shots. They are forcing 12.0 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 46.5% from the field (246th in college hoops).
In their last game, the USF Bulls got the victory with a final of 76-57 when they played the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. The Bulls snagged 26 defensive boards and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 in the game. They also stuffed 5 tries while getting 7 steals in this contest. The Eagles committed 12 fouls in this contest which took the Bulls to the free throw line for 13 shots. They were able to knock down 5 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 38.5%. When discussing shooting from downtown, South Florida made 7 out of 18 tries (38.9%). When the final whistle blew, the Bulls went 32 out of 65 from the field which gave them a percentage of 49.2%. The Bulls permitted the Eagles to convert 22 of their 62 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 35.5% for the matchup. They wrapped up this game 23.3% from downtown by shooting 7 of 30 and finished the game at 6 out of 12 at the charity stripe (50.0%). When it comes to team rebounding, South Florida permitted Florida Gulf Coast to grab 32 overall (12 on the offensive glass).
Alexis Yetna played a lot for the Bulls in this game. He converted 6 of 12 for the game giving him a rate of 50.0%, which gave him 13 points. Yetna pulled down 9 boards in his 25 minutes and earned 2 assists for the game. One more player who was a determining factor for South Florida was Michael Durr. He ended up walking away with 14 points in his 25 minutes played via 6 of 8 shooting in the game. Durr finished going 75.0% from the floor while also totaling 2 assists and 9 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take South Florida (-13) and over 132.5 points
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