Virginia at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 5.5 point favorites.
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Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-2. They currently have a point differential of 15.2 as they are averaging 68.0 points per contest while giving up 52.8 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 18-6. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 16-5 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-17 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/30/18 G Bruce Brown Foot is OUT 5-6 weeks
Devon Hall averages 12.5 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Kyle Guy averages 15.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Lonnie Walker averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Dewan Huell averages 12.3 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 52.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd, and they give up 8.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in college basketball. Virginia averages 68.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 300th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 15.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 112th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 51st in D-1. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 317th and 177th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 351st with 8.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 46th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 84th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest, and 126th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 190th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season. Miami is 133rd in Division 1 with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 69th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 98th in the nation. They are 139th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 195th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Hurricanes are 297th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Cavaliers are 64th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 85.9 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 351st in the country with 61.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 106th. As a team they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 205th in Division 1. Virginia is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 4th in the nation.
Miami is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 36th in Division 1. The Hurricanes are 35th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.7, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 99th. They are 231st in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 91st. As a unit they are 126th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 216th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Virginia/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami +5.5
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