Vanderbilt Commodores vs Florida Gators Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida -14.5
The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 14.5 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-15. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 72.3 points per game while giving up 74.3 per contest. Florida has an overall mark of 15-9. They are averaging 72.3 points per contest and giving up 66.8, which is a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-12-1 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 15-9-0 against the over/under
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 9-15-0 against the spread
The Florida Gators are 14-10-0 against the over/under
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
12/30/19 C Gorjok Gak Left Team is out for season
02/12/20 F Dontay Bassett Calf is questionable
Scotty Pippen Jr. comes into this contest averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Saben Lee averages 17.0 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.5 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Keyontae Johnson averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt averages 72.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 218th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 203rd in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 303rd and 282nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 222nd with 12.8 per game. The Commodores allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 293rd in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 326th and 290th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 251st and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 215th place in Division 1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 140th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 120th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 157th in the nation. They are 139th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 291st in assists per contest with 11.6. The Gators are 292nd in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Gators surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 106th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 65th with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 149th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game.
The Commodores are 164th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.1. In terms of pace they are 142nd in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 152nd. As a team they are 144th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 32nd in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Florida is 271st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Gators are 81st in the country in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 282nd in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 125th. As a team they are 111th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 196th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -14.5
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