Saturday, January 14, 2017
Petersen Events Center
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Petersen Events Center to play the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 11-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 3-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8. The Panthers have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 9-7 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Ja'Quan Newton comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Davon Reed averages 14 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jamel Artis averages 22.8 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Michael Young averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Miami averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 157th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 113th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 42nd and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 173rd with 13.4 per game. The Hurricanes allow 59.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in Division 1.
Pittsburgh averages 81.2 points per game this year which ranks them 35th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 64th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 47th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 67th and 47th respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 71st with 12.2 per game. The Panthers allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 102nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the nation. The Panthers force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 67 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 110.2 and they assist on 45.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.6%. The Hurricanes give up 62.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Panthers score 88.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Panthers have a rating on offense of 112.6 and 58.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 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 38% of their shots. Pittsburgh turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 4.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.8%. The Panthers give up 79 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-9 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 6-8 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 9-7 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
11/09/16 G Crisshawn Clark Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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