Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Monday, February 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 128.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 21-5 and a road record of 4-5. They are 12-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-14. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 21-5 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 12-13 and they are 15-9 against the spread.
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Anthony Gill averages 13.8 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Sheldon McClellan averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Angel Rodriguez averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Virginia averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 210th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the country. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 325th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 9.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 59.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 79th and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in the Division 1.
Miami averages 76.8 points per game this year which ranks them 79th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 132nd in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 169th and 180th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 27th with 10.8 per game. The Hurricanes allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 104th and 121st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in college basketball.
The Cavaliers average 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 115 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 61.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Virginia turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.3%. The Cavaliers give up 61.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 55 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 76.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.8 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 113.8 and 49.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Hurricanes give up 62.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 12-12 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 10-14 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 15-9 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 12-13 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
02/21/16 G Ja'Quan Newton Shin injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Virginia
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia
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