Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Syracuse Orange travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 0-2. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 11-1 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 8-3 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Trevor Cooney averages 13.6 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Sheldon McClellan averages 15.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Angel Rodriguez averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Syracuse averages 72 points per contest this season which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 198th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 134th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 129th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 55th with 11.4 per game. The Orange allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 264th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 279th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in the Division 1.
Miami averages 85.2 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 87th and 109th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 48th with 11.3 per game. The Hurricanes allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 92nd and 182nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 6-7 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 7-6 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-3 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-3 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Syracuse
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