Monday, February 27, 2017
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Monday, February 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 2 point favorites.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 20-8 and a road record of 4-4. They are 10-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-16. The Hokies have an overall record of 20-8 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 12-11 and they are 14-10 against the spread.
Davon Reed comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 14.7 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Zach LeDay averages 15.6 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Seth Allen averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Miami averages 71 points per contest this season which ranks them 219th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 89th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 84th and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 149th with 12.9 per game. The Hurricanes allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 32nd and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 265th in Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 79.2 points per game this year which ranks them 41st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 6th in the nation. They average 33 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 290th and 56th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 100th with 12.3 per game. The Hokies allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 207th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 186th and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 194th place in the nation. The Hokies force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 67.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.7 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 108 and they assist on 47.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.4 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 32% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35%. The Hurricanes give up 65.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 54.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hokies score 83.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 84 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.8 points per game. The Hokies have a rating on offense of 112 and 56.2% 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 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Virginia Tech turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 23.7%. The Hokies give up 70.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-16 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 9-16 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 14-10 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 12-11 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/10/16 C Johnny Hamilton Thumb out for season
11/11/16 F Kerry Blackshear Jr. Shin out for season
02/14/17 G Chris Clarke ACL out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech -2
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