Miami at North Carolina State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/21/2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018
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The Miami Hurricanes head to PNC Arena to take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Sunday, January 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 1.5 point favorites.
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Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 13-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.2 as they are averaging 73.2 points per game while giving up 62.0 per contest. North Carolina State has an overall mark of 13-6. They are averaging 80.8 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 6-6 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 6-6 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/30/17 F Darius Hicks ACL is out for season
Dewan Huell averages 13.9 points per contest while playing 26.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Bruce Brown averages 11 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Allerik Freeman scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Torin Dorn averages 13.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 73.2 points per contest this year, which is 202nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 76th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 198th in Division 1. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 142nd and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 279th with 12.1 per game. The Hurricanes allow 62.0 points per contest, which is 10th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 175th, and they allow 10.8 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in college basketball. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State is 45th in the country with 80.8 points per contest this season. They are 117th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 277th in Division 1. They are 98th in the country in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 92nd in assists per game with 15.2. The Wolfpack are 282nd in turnovers per contest with 12.1. The Wolfpack give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 177th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 222nd and 97th in those defensive statistics. They rank 145th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 191st with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolfpack are 312th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Hurricanes are 147th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 89.5 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 232nd in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 107th. As a team they are 181st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 259th in Division 1. Miami is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 8th in the nation.
North Carolina State is 314th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 173rd in the nation. The Wolfpack are 50th in the country in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 135th. In terms of pace they are 92nd in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 179th. As a team they are 166th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 284th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami -1.5
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