Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to PNC Arena to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 16-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 11-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Wolfpack have an overall record of 11-10 and a home record of 7-6. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Sheldon McClellan comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 12 points per game in 21.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Anthony Barber averages 22.8 points per game while playing 38.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wolfpack. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Maverick Rowan averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Miami averages 79.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 99th in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 83rd and 155th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Hurricanes allow 64.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in the Division 1.
North Carolina State averages 74.7 points per game this year which ranks them 128th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 244th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 222nd in the nation. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 261st respectively. In the turnover department the Wolfpack rank 35th with 11 per game. The Wolfpack allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 293rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 139th place in the nation. The Wolfpack force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 80.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 13.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 115.7 and they assist on 49.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Hurricanes give up 67 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolfpack score 76.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.8 points per game. The Wolfpack have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 45.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. North Carolina State turns it over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.2%. The Wolfpack give up 74.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 11-6 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 9-9 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 8-9 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 9-9 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/05/16 G Terry Henderson Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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