Buffalo at Miami NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/1/2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami RedHawks on Friday, March 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 9.5 point favorites.
Buffalo heads into this matchup with a mark of 25-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 85.4 points per contest while giving up 70.6 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 15-13. They are averaging 72.3 points per contest and giving up 69.1, which is a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 15-9-1 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-12-0 against the over/under
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 8-16-0 against the over/under
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Massinburg comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Nick Perkins averages 14.5 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Nike Sibande averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Dalonte Brown averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo averages 85.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 192nd in the nation. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 12.0 per game. The Bulls allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 84th and 45th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in Division 1. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 190th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 242nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 183rd in the nation. They are 92nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game, and 300th in assists per contest with 11.6. The RedHawks are 218th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The RedHawks surrender 69.1 points per contest, which ranks them 119th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 75th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 112th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 64th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game.
The Bulls are 18th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.5. In terms of pace they are 17th in the country with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 63rd. As a team they are 71st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 81st in Division 1. Buffalo is 332nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 193rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 148th. They are 240th in D-1 in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 179th. As a unit they are 176th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Miami +9.5
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