SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Auburn at Florida

Florida-Auburn basketball-preview

The Auburn Tigers visit the Florida Gators on Saturday in Gainesville in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Auburn scores an average of 80.5 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 67.1 points per contest. Florida scores an average of 70.0 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 64.1 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Auburn 0.449 0.319 0.731 12.77 +5.15 8.73 8.46 14.73 11.88
Florida 0.423 0.301 0.730 11.42 -0.54 8.62 5.50 12.65 12.88
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Auburn 0.385 0.319 40.65 35.50 0.34 +13.38 8.15 80.5 67.1
Florida 0.430 0.301 34.15 34.69 0.33 +5.85 7.92 70.0 64.1

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3PT%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3PT%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor. M– Average game scoring margin.
3ptMPG– Three point shots made per game.
TM PPG– Team’s average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
7. Smith, Jabari AUB 26 135 57 84 411 15.81
8. Castleton, Colin UF 20 114 0 82 310 15.50
15. Johnson, K.D. AUB 26 106 38 81 331 12.73
16. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 26 109 46 66 330 12.69

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
1. Kessler, Walker AUB 26 131 205 0.639
3. Castleton, Colin UF 20 114 209 0.545
9. Smith, Jabari AUB 26 135 308 0.438

3-point made per game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
5. Smith, Jabari AUB 26 57 2.19
8. Jones, Myreon UF 25 52 2.08
13. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 26 46 1.77
15. Appleby, Tyree UF 26 43 1.65

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
3. Appleby, Tyree UF 26 86 99 0.87
4. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 26 66 77 0.86
9. Smith, Jabari AUB 26 84 107 0.79
10. Fleming Jr., Phlandrous UF 26 68 87 0.78

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
3. Castleton, Colin UF 20 64 119 183 9.15
4. Kessler, Walker AUB 26 72 147 219 8.42
10. Smith, Jabari AUB 26 17 157 174 6.69

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Auburn vs. Florida Basketball Series History

Auburn leads 89-81

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 K.D. Johnson G 6′-0″ 204 SO
1 Wendell Green Jr. G 5′-11″ 175 SO
2 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 JR
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 240 SO
10 Jabari Smith F 6′-10″ 220 FR
12 Zep Jasper G 6′-1″ 185 SR
13 Walker Kessler F 7′-1″ 245 SO
14 Preston Cook G 6′-4″ 205 SR
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 187 SO
21 Ty Cressman F 6′-7″ 244 JR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 215 JR
23 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 JR
24 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 JR
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 JR
31 Michael Whitmore G 5′-10″ 160 SO
33 Chase Maasdorp G 6′-0″ 175 JR
35 Devan Cambridge G 6′-6″ 215 JR
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 250 SO

Florida Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Myreon Jones G 6′-3″ 175 SR
1 CJ Felder F 6′-7″ 231 JR
3 Alex Klatsky G 6′-4″ 185 SO
4 Anthony Duruji F 6′-7″ 209 SR
10 Elijah Kennedy G 6′-3″ 185 FR
11 Keyontae Johnson F 6′-5″ 229 SR
12 Colin Castleton F 6′-11″ 231 SR
14 Kowacie Reeves G 6′-6″ 182 FR
20 Jack May G 6′-4″ 175 SO
22 Tyree Appleby G 6′-1″ 163 SR
23 Brandon McKissic G 6′-3″ 185 SR
24 Phlandrous Fleming Jr. G 6′-5″ 205 SR
32 Tuongthach Gatkek F 6′-9″ 172 SO
33 Jason Jitoboh C 6′-11″ 305 JR
44 Niels Lane G 6′-5″ 206 SO

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Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Morehead State 54 Auburn 77
11/12/2021 UL Monroe 65 Auburn 93
11/19/2021 Auburn 58 South Florida 52
11/24/2021 UConn 115 Auburn 109
11/25/2021 Auburn 62 Loyola Chicago 53
11/26/2021 Syracuse 68 Auburn 89
12/1/2021 UCF 68 Auburn 85
12/4/2021 Yale 64 Auburn 86
12/11/2021 Nebraska 68 Auburn 99
12/14/2021 North Alabama 44 Auburn 70
12/18/2021 Auburn 74 Saint Louis 70
12/22/2021 Murray State 58 Auburn 71
12/29/2021 LSU 55 Auburn 70
1/4/2022 Auburn 81 South Carolina 66
1/8/2022 Florida 73 Auburn 85
1/11/2022 Auburn 81 Alabama 77
1/15/2022 Auburn 80 Ole Miss 71
1/19/2022 Georgia 60 Auburn 83
1/22/2022 Kentucky 71 Auburn 80
1/25/2022 Auburn 55 Missouri 54
1/29/2022 Oklahoma 68 Auburn 86
2/1/2022 Alabama 81 Auburn 100
2/5/2022 Auburn 74 Georgia 72
2/8/2022 Auburn 80 Arkansas 76
2/12/2022 Texas A&M 58 Auburn 75
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt 80 Auburn 94
2/19/2022 Auburn Florida
2/23/2022 Ole Miss Auburn
2/26/2022 Auburn Tennessee
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 South Carolina Auburn

Florida Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Elon 61 Florida 74
11/14/2021 Florida State 55 Florida 71
11/18/2021 Milwaukee 45 Florida 81
11/22/2021 Florida 80 California 60
11/24/2021 Florida 71 Ohio State 68
11/28/2021 Troy 45 Florida 84
12/1/2021 Florida 67 Oklahoma 74
12/6/2021 Texas Southern 69 Florida 54
12/8/2021 North Florida 55 Florida 85
12/12/2021 Florida 68 Maryland 70
12/18/2021 South Florida 55 Florida 66
12/22/2021 Stony Brook 62 Florida 87
12/29/2021 Florida PPD Ole Miss PPD
1/5/2022 Alabama 83 Florida 70
1/8/2022 Florida 73 Auburn 85
1/12/2022 LSU 64 Florida 58
1/15/2022 Florida 71 South Carolina 63
1/19/2022 Mississippi State 72 Florida 80
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt 42 Florida 61
1/26/2022 Florida 71 Tennessee 78
1/29/2022 Oklahoma State 72 Florida 81
2/2/2022 Florida 66 Missouri 65
2/5/2022 Ole Miss 57 Florida 62
2/9/2022 Georgia 63 Florida 72
2/12/2022 Florida 57 Kentucky 78
2/15/2022 Florida 55 Texas A&M 56
2/19/2022 Auburn Florida
2/22/2022 Arkansas Florida
2/26/2022 Florida Georgia
3/1/2022 Florida Vanderbilt
3/5/2022 Kentucky Florida

Injuries and Suspensions

Auburn

None reported.

Florida

[C] 01/28/2022 – Jason Jitoboh is out for season (Eye)

Source: statfox.com

Auburn-Florida Prediction

Auburn 78, Florida 77


Saturday‘s game tips off at 4:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN.

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