Louisville vs Miami NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/5/2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Louisville as 7 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 19-12. They had a point differential of 6.2 as they averaged 74.6 points per contest while giving up 68.4 per game. Miami had an overall mark of 13-17 last year. They averaged 71.8 points per contest and gave up 71.1, which was a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals were 16-16-2 against the spread last season
The Louisville Cardinals were 13-17-1 against the over/under last year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes were 13-19-0 against the spread last season
The Miami Hurricanes were 14-15-1 against the over/under last year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/04/19 F Malik Williams Foot is out indefinitely
11/04/19 G David Johnson Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/04/19 F Keith Stone Knee is out Tuesday vs Louisville
Jordan Nwora comes into this contest after averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 7.6 rebounds per game and dished out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 41% while his free throw percentage finished at 77%. Dwayne Sutton averaged 10 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.9 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 43% for the year while his free throw percentage was 75%.
Chris Lykes averaged 16.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 2.7 rebounds per game and had 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 41% and his free throw percentage was at 78%. Dejan Vasiljevic averaged 11.8 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 40% and his free throw percentage was 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averaged 74.6 points per contest last season, which ranked them 119th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 6.2 and their shooting percentage was 43% as a team, which had them ranked 227th. Behind the arc they shot 34% which was good for 188th in the nation. They averaged 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranked them 45th and 172nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 252nd with 12.1 per game. The Cardinals allowed 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 88th in the country. They also allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 32nd and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 34.6 rebounds a game which ranked 162nd and they gave up 11.6 assists per contest, which put them in 60th place in the nation. They forced 11.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 40th among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami was 196th in the country with 71.8 points per game last year. They were 221st in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin was 0.7. They shot 33% from 3-point range, which was good for 237th in the nation. They were 289th in the country in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 216th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Hurricanes were 289th in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Hurricanes surrendered 71.1 points per contest, which ranked them 170th in D-1. Their defense allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 251st and 216th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 268th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest and 260th with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes were 230th in the country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game last season.
The Cardinals were 88th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they were 220th in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 178th. As a team they were 111th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 55th in Division 1. Louisville was 244th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Miami was 271st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes were 152nd in the country in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they were 209th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 186th. As a team they were 170th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Miami +7
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