Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Seminoles come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 1-2. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 12-1 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 8-4 and they are 9-3 against the spread.
Dwayne Bacon comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Seminoles. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Malik Beasley averages 17 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Florida State. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Sheldon McClellan averages 15.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Florida State averages 82.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 218th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 77th and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 179th with 13.1 per game. The Seminoles allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 202nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 173rd and 174th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 95th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 102nd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in the Division 1.
Miami averages 83.6 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 80th and 128th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 49th with 11.4 per game. The Hurricanes allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 61st and 167th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in college basketball.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-5 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-5 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 9-3 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-4 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
01/04/16 F Phil Cofer Ankle out for season
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/08/16 G Ja'Quan Newton Groin injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State
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