Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 3-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7. The Orange have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 3-6 against the spread.
Ja'Quan Newton comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Davon Reed averages 14.6 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Andrew White III averages 15.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Miami averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 118th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 49th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 136th in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 273rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 152nd with 13.2 per game. The Hurricanes allow 58.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in Division 1.
Syracuse averages 77 points per game this year which ranks them 81st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 120th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest which ranks them 45th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 104th with 12.6 per game. The Orange allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 44th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 16.2 assists per contest which puts them in 308th place in the nation. The Orange force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 111.6 and they assist on 43.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38%. The Hurricanes give up 60.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Orange score 83.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.5 points per game. The Orange have a rating on offense of 110.7 and 65.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Syracuse turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.7%. The Orange give up 64.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-8 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-6 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 5-4 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Tony's Pick: Take Syracuse
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