Louisville at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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The Louisville Cardinals head to Watsco Center to take on the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 4 point favorites.
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Louisville comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 77.8 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 14-4. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 63.1, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-8 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 9-7 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 7-6 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 6-7 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deng Adel averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Quentin Snider averages 12.8 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Dewan Huell scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Bruce Brown averages 11.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.9 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 77.8 points per contest this year, which is 89th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 137th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 182nd in Division 1. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 202nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 246th with 12.5 per game. The Cardinals allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 79th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 285th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in college basketball. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 183rd in the country with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 54th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 139th in Division 1. They are 177th in the country in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 197th in assists per game with 13.6. The Hurricanes are 289th in turnovers per contest with 12.0. The Hurricanes give up 63.1 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 47th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 160th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hurricanes are 235th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Cardinals are 108th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 94.2 is ranked 34th. In terms of pace they are 148th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 229th in Division 1. Louisville is 270th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 10th in the nation.
Miami is 262nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 11th in Division 1. The Hurricanes are 11th in the nation in defensive rating with 90.9, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 127th. They are 226th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 85th. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 261st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Louisville +4
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