Florida State at Miami Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 4 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 77.7 points per contest while giving up 69.8 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 9-9. They are averaging 75.2 points per contest and giving up 71.1, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-12-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-9-2 against the over/under
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 6-12-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 7-11-0 against the over/under
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
01/22/19 F Phil Cofer Foot is questionable
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/13/18 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
11/09/18 F Dewan Hernandez Eligibility is out indefinitely
Mfiondu Kabengele comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 19.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Terance Mann averages 11.5 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Chris Lykes averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Zach Johnson averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State averages 77.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 80th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 165th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 121st and 254th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 14.2 per game. The Seminoles allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 135th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 113th and 204th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 61st and they give up 10.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 31st place in Division 1. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 305th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 140th in the country with 75.2 points per game this year. They are 146th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 100th in the nation. They are 254th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 195th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Hurricanes are 266th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Hurricanes surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 167th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 214th and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 278th with 14.6 assists allowed per contest and 257th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 191st in country in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game.
The Seminoles are 86th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 113th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 209th. As a team they are 156th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 218th in Division 1. Florida State is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 243rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes are 117th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 166th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 110th. As a team they are 100th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 85th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami +4
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