Sunday, December 18, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
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The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 5-5 and a road record of 0-3. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4. The Knights have an overall record of 7-3 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 3-3 against the spread.
Michael Weathers comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the RedHawks. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jake Wright averages 11.1 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
B.J. Taylor averages 16 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Knights. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Matt Williams averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Miami averages 72.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 167th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 221st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 220th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per game which ranks them 122nd and 304th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 227th with 14.3 per game. The RedHawks allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 125th and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 287th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in Division 1.
UCF averages 68 points per game this year which ranks them 264th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 112th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 182nd in the nation. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 193rd respectively. In the turnover department the Knights rank 266th with 14.9 per game. The Knights allow 57.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the country. They also allow a 32% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 80th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 61st place in the nation. The Knights force 9.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 71 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -13 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 99.3 and they assist on 43.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.7%. The RedHawks give up 85.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Knights score 70.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17 points per game. The Knights have a rating on offense of 100.9 and 53.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. UCF turns it over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.8%. The Knights give up 53.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 4-4 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 4-4 against the over/under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 3-3 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 2-4 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
UCF Knights Injuries
12/12/16 G B.J. Taylor Thumb out indefinitely
12/12/16 G Chance McSpadden Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take UCF
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