Sunday, February 14, 2016
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Sunday, February 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 19-4 and a road record of 4-3. They are 13-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-11. The Seminoles have an overall record of 16-8 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Sheldon McClellan comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 11.6 points per game in 22.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Malik Beasley averages 17.2 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Seminoles. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Dwayne Bacon averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Miami averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 156th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 10.6 per game. The Hurricanes allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 78th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 228th in the Division 1.
Florida State averages 78.7 points per game this year which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 62nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 203rd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 95th and 160th respectively. In the turnover department the Seminoles rank 230th with 13.4 per game. The Seminoles allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 202nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 168th and 171st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Seminoles force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 78.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 115.3 and they assist on 49.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.6%. The Hurricanes give up 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Seminoles score 83.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.2 points per game. The Seminoles have a rating on offense of 107.6 and 47.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Florida State turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33%. The Seminoles give up 70.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 13-8 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 11-11 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 9-10 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 11-9 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
01/04/16 F Phil Cofer Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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