Rutgers at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 12 point favorites.
Rutgers comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 16.4 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 57.0 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 5-1. They are averaging 83.5 points per contest and giving up 66.3, which is a point differential of 17.2.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-2-1 against the over/under
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/09/18 F Dewan Hernandez Eligibility is out indefinitely
Geo Baker averages 15.2 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 5.0 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Eugene Omoruyi comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Dejan Vasiljevic averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Chris Lykes averages 19.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 57.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 200th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 152nd, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 73rd place in the NCAA. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in the nation. Rutgers averages 73.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 214th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 240th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 36th in D-1. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 32nd and 82nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes surrender 66.3 points per contest, which ranks them 79th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 160th and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 80th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest, and 235th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 312th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game. Miami is 46th in the country with 83.5 points per game this year. They are 101st in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 17.2. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 64th in the nation. They are 182nd in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 133rd in assists per contest with 14.5. The Hurricanes are 238th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 102.2, which is ranked 220th. They are 152nd in college basketball in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 180th. As a unit they are 245th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 161st in D-1. Rutgers is 51st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 239th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes are 61st in the country in offensive rating with 113.3. In terms of pace they are 98th in Division 1 with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 82nd. As a team they are 64th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 152nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Rutgers/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami -12
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