Louisville Cardinals vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 12/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Location: Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL
The Florida State Seminoles (1-9) will go up against the Louisville Cardinals (0-8) at Donald L. Tucker Center on Saturday.
The Louisville Cardinals faced off with Miami and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 80-53 in their last game. When talking about fouls, the Cardinals ended up with 12 and Miami accumulated 17 fouls. They converted 6 of their 22 attempts from beyond the arc. Miami ended up shooting 90.9% at the free throw line by converting 10 of 11 attempts. Moreover, Miami collected 39 rebounds (10 offensive, 29 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Miami doled out 18 dimes and had 10 steals for this game. Pertaining to defense, Louisville let their opponent shoot 50.0% from the field on 32 of 64 shooting. They also recorded 6 assists in the game while creating 16 turnovers and getting 6 steals. Concerning hauling in boards, they compiled 31 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cardinals made 16 of 18 shots for a rate of 88.9%. Louisville ended the contest with a 29.8% field goal percentage (17 out of 57) and buried 3 of their 20 3-point attempts.
Kamari Lands is one guy who was a major contributor for this contest. He finished the contest at 37.5% from the field and also earned 1 assist. He was on the court for 19 mins played but did not grab any rebounds. He accumulated 9 points on 3 of 8 shooting.
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Louisville will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 0-8 for the season. They turn it over 17.1 times per game and as a squad are committing 16.3 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Louisville is grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game and is sitting with 58 dimes so far this year, which is 363rd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Cardinals are hitting 27.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (40 of 147) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 57.4 points per game (360th in the country) on 37.4% from the floor.
Defensively, the Cardinals are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.5 fouls. They give up 33.7% on shots from distance and they rank 293rd in D-1 in opponents points per game (73.9). The Cardinals defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 48.4% (220 of 455) and they concede 33.8 boards per game as a team. They are ranked 166th in Division 1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 110 surrendered for the season.
When they last played, the Florida State Seminoles went home defeated by a final of 62-57 when they played Virginia. With respect to how they cleaned up the glass, Florida State allowed Virginia to snag 38 overall (12 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 26.3% from 3-point land by going 5 of 19 and ended up going 21 of 26 from the free throw line (80.8%). The Seminoles allowed Virginia to make 18 of 51 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 35.3% for the contest. When this game wrapped up, the Seminoles walked away from this one shooting 21 for 64 from the floor which had them shooting 32.8%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, Florida State buried 6 out of their 18 tries (33.3%). They were able to convert 9 of them for a percentage of 100.0%. Virginia committed 17 personal fouls for this contest which took the Seminoles to the charity stripe for 9 tries. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 4 steals in the matchup. The Seminoles were able to pull down 22 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards totaling 34 for the matchup.
Darin Green ended up being important for the Seminoles in this contest. He knocked down 6 out of 13 for the contest for a field goal rate of 46.2%, and totaled 4 rebounds. He earned 17 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood and had 2 dimes in the matchup.
Florida State has a mark of 1-9 on the season. The Seminoles are responsible for committing 18.2 personal fouls every game and they shoot 71.3% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 12.7 times per contest (242nd in Division 1) and they are turning it over 13.6 times per contest. Florida State has earned 655 pts on the season (65.5 per game) and they grab 32.3 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Seminoles are shooting 40.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 323rd in college hoops.
The Seminoles defensively are ranked 304th in D-1 in points given up per game with 74.4. They are forcing 12.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 43.4% from the floor (221st in D-1). The Florida State defense gives up 32.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (74 of 231) and their opponents are knocking down 72.3% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 15.5 assists and 39.3 boards per game, which ranks them 329th and 347th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Louisville
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