Tuesday, January 12, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 13-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 10-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 7-6 and they are 6-7 against the spread.
Sheldon McClellan comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 12.1 points per game in 21.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Anthony Gill averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Miami averages 82.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 80th and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 60th with 11.5 per game. The Hurricanes allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 74.4 points per game this year which ranks them 133rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 281st and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 2nd with 8.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 60.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 128th and 217th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in college basketball.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-3 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-5 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-7 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-6 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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