Florida State Seminoles vs Florida Gators Prediction, 11/14/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Florida Gators
Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Location: Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
The Florida Gators (15-10 last year) will play the Florida State Seminoles (18-7 last season) at Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on Sunday.
The Florida State Seminoles played Penn and earned the victory with a final of 105-70 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Seminoles ended up walking away with 18 and Penn accumulated 23 personal fouls. They also made 9 out of their 27 attempts from long range. Penn ended up going 78.9% from the charity stripe by converting 15 of 19 attempts. Furthermore, Penn snagged 25 rebounds (8 offensive, 17 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Penn distributed 11 dimes and had 4 steals for the matchup. In relation to defense, Florida State allowed the other team to shoot 39.7% from the floor on 23 of 58 shooting. They also distributed 16 dimes in this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 26 turnovers and getting 15 steals. When talking about pulling down boards, they collected 47 with 23 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Seminoles converted 24 of 34 attempts for a rate of 70.6%. Florida State ended the game having earned a 49.3% field goal percentage (37 of 75) and converted 7 out of their 22 shots from distance.
Malik Osborne is someone who was a major contributor for the game. He went 66.7% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist. He played 23 minutes played and grabbed 13 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 18 points on 4 out of 6 shooting.
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Florida State steps onto the court after finishing with a mark of 18-7 last year. They had an average of 77.2 points per contest (47th in the nation) while going 47.4% from the floor. The Seminoles shot 37.6% on 3-pointers (192 of 510) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. As a basketball team, Florida State pulled down 36.7 rebounds per game and racked up 363 assists last year, which ranked 98th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. They turned it over 14.4 times per contest and as a basketball team committed 18.4 fouls every game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Seminoles were able to force their opponents into 13.8 turnovers per contest and they drew 16.6 fouls. They were ranked 153rd in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 299 surrendered last season. The Seminoles defense gave up an opponent FG percentage of 39.7% (582 of 1,465) and they conceded 33.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They relinquished 32.5% on shots from distance and they were ranked 142nd in college hoops in PPG from their opponents (69.2).
When they last stepped on the court, the Florida Gators walked away with a victory by a final of 74-61 when they played Elon. The Gators earned 21 defensive boards and 16 offensive boards for a total of 37 in this game. They turned the ball over 13 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. Elon had 22 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Gators to the charity stripe for a total of 29 tries. They were able to knock down 16 of them for a percentage of 55.2%. In reference to shots from beyond the perimeter, Florida buried 8 out of their 25 attempts (32.0%). Overall, the Gators finished the game shooting 25 out of 59 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.4%. The Gators allowed Elon to make 20 of 52 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.5% in this matchup. They shot 25.0% from three-point range by hitting 5 of 20 and finished the contest at 16 out of 24 from the charity stripe (66.7%). In regard to cleaning up the glass, Florida permitted Elon to pull down 29 in all (7 on the offensive glass).
Colin Castleton was important for the Gators in this contest. He made 7 out of 11 for the game for a field goal rate of 63.6%, and had 5 rebounds. He earned 18 points in his 23 minutes on the court and accumulated 4 dimes for this game.
Florida had a record of 15-10 last year. The Gators committed 18.6 fouls every game and they hit 75.3% from the free throw line. They assisted teammates 11.7 times per game (275th in college basketball) and they turned the ball over 15.0 times per contest. Florida scored 1,854 points last season (74.2 per game) and they grabbed 35.3 boards per contest. As an offense, the Gators shot 47.1% from the floor, which ranked them 53rd in college basketball.
The Florida defense gave up 30.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter (162 of 528) and opponents made 70.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrendered 12.6 assists and 33.2 rebounds per game, which ranked them 146th and 95th in the nation. The Gators defensively were ranked 185th in college basketball in points allowed per game with 70.3. They were able to force 14.3 turnovers per game and let teams shoot 42.2% from the field (120th in college basketball).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Florida State
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