Troy Trojans vs Florida Gators Prediction, 11/28/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs Florida Gators
Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Location: Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL
The Florida Gators (5-0) will try to defeat the Troy Trojans (4-2) at Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on Sunday.
The Troy Trojans faced Florida Atlantic and went home with a win by a final score of 83-78 in their last contest. When it comes to fouls, the Trojans walked away with 24 while Florida Atlantic accumulated 23 fouls. They also buried 8 out of their 28 attempts from long range. Florida Atlantic finished the game at 61.5% at the charity stripe by making 16 of 26 shots. In addition, Florida Atlantic grabbed 41 boards (11 offensive, 30 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Florida Atlantic doled out 15 assists and had 7 steals for the game. Regarding defense, Troy let their opponent shoot 44.3% from the field on 27 of 61 shooting. They also doled out 11 dimes for this game as well as forcing 14 turnovers and having 7 steals. With respect to rebounding, they collected 31 with 5 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Trojans made 22 of 35 tries for a percentage of 62.9%. Troy ended the contest with a 43.9% FG percentage (25 out of 57) and made 11 out of their 20 three-point attempts.
Duke Miles is one player who was a major contributor in this game. He finished the game shooting 55.6% from the floor and recorded 4 dimes. He saw the court for 26 minutes and grabbed 3 rebounds. He ended up scoring 16 points on 5 out of 9 shooting.
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Troy will play this game with a record of 4-2 so far this year. They turn the ball over 14.8 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 18.7 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Troy is grabbing 37.0 boards per game and has accumulated 87 assists for the campaign, which has them ranked 114th in college basketball in terms of passing. The Trojans are hitting 34.3% on shots from distance (48 of 140) and 67.5% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 77.8 pts per game (89th in the country) on 45.5% from the field.
On defense, the Trojans have forced 20.0 turnovers every game while drawing 19.2 personal fouls. They rank 213th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 74 conceded so far this season. The Trojans defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 39.7% (139 of 350) and they concede 39.2 rebounds per contest as a group. They concede 33.6% from 3-point land and they are 134th in college basketball in opponents points per game (66.0).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Florida Gators took home the win by a final score of 71-68 when they faced Ohio State. The Gators were able to snag 17 defensive rebounds and 15 offensive rebounds totaling 32 for this contest. They gave up possession 11 times, while recording 13 steals in the matchup. Ohio State earned 24 fouls for this contest which took the Gators to the charity stripe for 33 shots. They were able to make 23 of them for a clip of 69.7%. Concerning three-point attempts, Florida knocked down 4 of their 14 attempts (28.6%). When the final whistle blew, the Gators shot 22 out of 60 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.7%. The Gators allowed Ohio State to make 25 of 47 attempts from the field which had them at 53.2% for this contest. They wrapped up this game 26.3% from distance by going 5 out of 19 and finished the contest at 13 out of 20 from the free throw line (65.0%). Regarding cleaning the glass, Florida permitted Ohio State to get 29 overall (5 on the offensive glass).
Phlandrous Fleming ended up being a factor for the Gators in this game. He buried 5 of 11 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 45.5%, and totaled 2 rebounds. He accumulated 19 points in his 33 mins of playing time and earned 1 assist for the matchup.
Florida has a record of 5-0 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Gators are hitting on 43.2% from the field, which is 220th in college basketball. Florida has accounted for 377 pts on the campaign (75.4 per contest) and they pull in 39.0 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 13.2 times per game (189th in Division 1) and they are giving up possession 12.0 times per game. The Gators are responsible for committing 16.0 personal fouls every game and they hit 70.3% from the charity stripe.
The Florida defense gives up 27.6% from downtown (21 of 76) and their opposition knocks down 62.4% of their foul shots. They have given up 9.0 dimes and 32.8 boards every game, which is 32nd and 106th in college hoops. The Gators on the defensive end are ranked 28th in Division 1 in PPG allowed with 57.8. They are forcing 16.0 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.5% from the field (123rd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Florida
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