Miami at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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The Miami Redhawks head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 22.5 point favorites.
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Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 5-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 67.8 per contest. Missouri has an overall mark of 6-2. They are averaging 78.1 points per contest and giving up 66.9, which is a point differential of 11.3.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 4-3 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 5-2 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
12/04/17 C Darius Harper Foot is "?" Tuesday vs Missouri
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
Nike Sibande averages 13.1 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Logan McLane averages 11.8 points per contest in 27 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 48%.
Kassius Robertson scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Jordan Barnett averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 72.9 points per contest this year, which is 224th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 175th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 213th in Division 1. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 89th with 15.0 per game. The RedHawks allow 67.8 points per contest, which is 97th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 114th and 88th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 184th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 104th place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 132nd in the country with 78.1 points per contest this season. They are 91st in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.3. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 72nd in Division 1. They are 55th in the country in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 65th in assists per game with 16.4. The Tigers are 79th in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Tigers give up 66.9 points per game, which ranks them 79th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 63rd and 146th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 30.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 122nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The RedHawks are 81st in the country in defensive rating with 93.6, and their offensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 243rd. They are 267th in college basketball in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 158th. As a unit they are 192nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 86th in D-1. Miami is 82nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 101st in the country.
Missouri is 67th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 65th in the nation. The Tigers are 53rd in the country in offensive rating with 113.4, and their defensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 135th. In terms of pace they are 275th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 58th. As a team they are 43rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 49th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Miami +22.5
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