North Carolina at Miami College Basketball Parlay 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
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The North Carolina Tar Heels head to Barclays Center to take on the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 3 point favorites.
North Carolina heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-9. They currently have a point differential of 8.9 as they are averaging 83.0 points per contest while giving up 74.0 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 22-8. They are averaging 74.5 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 16-13 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 18-12 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-15 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 13-12 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
01/30/18 G Jalek Felton Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/30/18 G Bruce Brown Foot is OUT 5-6 weeks
Luke Maye averages 17.7 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 10.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Joel Berry averages 17.8 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Lonnie Walker averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Dewan Huell scores 11.6 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels allow 74.0 points per contest which is 222nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 109th and 334th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 38th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 295th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in the nation. North Carolina averages 83.0 points per contest this year, which is 22nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 85th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 81st in college basketball. They average 42.7 boards per contest and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 239th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 55th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 124th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 138th with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 111th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hurricanes are 182nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per contest this year. Miami is 161st in Division 1 with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 72nd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 99th in D-1. They are 215th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.6 boards per contest and 190th in assists per game with 13.4. The Hurricanes are 308th in turnovers per contest with 11.4.
The Tar Heels are 181st in the country in defensive rating with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 114.9 is ranked 19th. They are 69th in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 98th. As a unit they are 114th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 251st in D-1. North Carolina is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 203rd in the country.
Miami is 293rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 95th in Division 1. The Hurricanes are 68th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.8, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 93rd. They are 259th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 86th. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 176th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take North Carolina +3 and under 148 total points
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