Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 16 point favorites.
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The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 6-0 and a road record of 1-0. They are 2-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 0-5 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
DeShawn Freeman comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 26 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Nigel Johnson averages 12.8 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Ja'Quan Newton averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Davon Reed averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Rutgers averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 206th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 296th in the country. They average 48.2 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 13.8 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 276th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.4 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in Division 1.
Miami averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 164th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 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 31% which is good for 262nd in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 10 assists per contest which ranks them 56th and 318th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 137th with 13.2 per game. The Hurricanes allow 58.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
The Scarlet Knights average 66 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.3 per contest. The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 112.5 and they assist on 57.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Rutgers turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 61.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 47.9%. The Scarlet Knights give up 59 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 83 ppg at home and they have averaged 59.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 30.5 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 106.6 and 37.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.6%. The Hurricanes give up 52.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-1 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-2 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 2-3 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 0-5 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -16
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