Evansville at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The Evansville Purple Aces head to Millett Hall to take on the Miami RedHawks on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 6.5 point favorites.
Evansville comes into this game with an overall record of 6-6. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 74.5 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 7-5. They are averaging 76.8 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Evansville Purple Aces Betting Trends
The Evansville Purple Aces are 7-3-0 against the spread this season
The Evansville Purple Aces are 7-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 6-4-0 against the spread this season
The Miami RedHawks are 4-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Evansville Purple Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
K.J. Riley comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Shea Feehan averages 12.9 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Nike Sibande scores 17.0 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Dalonte Brown averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Evansville averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 151st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 259th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 188th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 189th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 240th with 12.7 per game. The Purple Aces allow 74.5 points per contest, which is 243rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 155th and 176th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 331st, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 145th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 118th in the nation with 76.8 points per contest this season. They are 144th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 161st in the NCAA. They are 125th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 228th in assists per game with 13.1. The RedHawks are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The RedHawks give up 69.3 points per game, which ranks them 128th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 201st and 132nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 54th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The RedHawks are 88th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Purple Aces have an offensive rating of 101.1, which is ranked 232nd. They are 47th in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 244th. As a unit they are 191st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 122nd in D-1. Evansville is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 267th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 111.8, which is ranked 59th. They are 269th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 101st. As a unit they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Evansville/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Evansville +6.5
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