Akron at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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The Akron Zips travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami Redhawks on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2.5 point favorites.
Akron comes into this game with an overall record of 10-10. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 74.6 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 11-10. They are averaging 71.1 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 1.9.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 9-9 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 11-7 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 7-11 against the over/under this year
Key Akron Zips Injuries
01/20/18 F Jaden Sayles Wrist is out indefinitely
01/12/18 F Emmanuel Olojakpoke Heart is out for season
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Jimond Ivey averages 14.9 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Daniel Utomi averages 15.2 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Darrian Ringo averages 9.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 7.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Nike Sibande averages 14.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 74.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 275th and 258th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 127th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in college basketball. Akron averages 73.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 190th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 214th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 248th and 151st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks surrender 69.2 points per contest, which ranks them 105th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 153rd and 88th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 153rd with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 89th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game this season. Miami is 252nd in Division 1 with 71.1 points per game this year. They are 222nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 153rd in the nation. They are 73rd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 144th in assists per contest with 14.2. The RedHawks are 108th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Zips are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.4, and their defensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 267th. In terms of pace they are 212th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 109th. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 13th in Division 1. Akron is 81st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 283rd in the nation.
Miami is 89th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 127th in the nation. The RedHawks are 243rd in the country in offensive rating with 101.6, and their defensive rating of 98.9 is ranked 108th. In terms of pace they are 250th in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 179th. As a team they are 224th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 71st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Akron/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -2.5
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