Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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The Miami Hurricanes head to Barclays Center to take on the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2 point favorites.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 20-10 and a road record of 4-6. They are 10-18 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-18. The Orange have an overall record of 18-13 and a home record of 16-3. They have an over/under record of 17-7 and they are 13-13 against the spread.
Davon Reed comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 13.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
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Andrew White III averages 17.9 points per game while playing 37 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Miami averages 70.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 252nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 105th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game which ranks them 137th and 275th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 209th with 12.8 per game. The Hurricanes allow 63.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 54th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 73rd in Division 1.
Syracuse averages 76.4 points per game this year which ranks them 109th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 108th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 43rd in the nation. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 224th and 50th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 257th with 12.3 per game. The Orange allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 127th and 134th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 17.1 assists per contest which puts them in 346th place in the nation. The Orange force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in college basketball.
The Hurricanes are 115th in the nation in offensive rating at 107.3. They assist on 48.1% of their shots, which ranks 276th in the country. In terms of pace they average 65.1 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 334th among D-1 teams. They are 147th in effective field goal percentage with 52%. As a team they are 141st in the country in true shooting percentage with 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 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 53.6% places them 39th in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%.
The Orange are 48th in the nation in offensive rating at 111.4. They assist on 59.7% of their shots, which ranks 40th in the country. In terms of pace they average 68 possessions per 40 minutes, which places them 263rd among D-1 teams. They are 71st in effective field goal percentage with 53%. As a team they are 65th in the country in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage of 49.2% places them 246th in Division 1 while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.6%.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-18 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 9-18 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 13-13 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 17-7 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 for season
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
02/18/17 G Mike Sutton Personal has left team
01/20/17 G Evan Dourdas Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -2
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