Miami at Akron NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Miami RedHawks travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Akron as 5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 14-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. Akron has an overall record of 14-12. They are averaging 69.5 points per game and surrendering 62.7, good for a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable 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
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 12-12-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 7-17-0 against the over/under
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Dalonte Brown averages 12.2 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Daniel Utomi averages 13.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Loren Jackson averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 186th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 228th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 193rd in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 304th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 225th with 12.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 118th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 140th and 79th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 67th place in Division 1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron is 268th in the country with 69.5 points per game this year. They are 322nd in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 319th in the nation. They are 120th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game, and 279th in assists per contest with 12.0. The Zips are 306th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Zips surrender 62.7 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest and 324th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Zips are 231st in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The RedHawks are 143rd in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 170th. As a team they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 33rd in Division 1. Miami is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Akron is 304th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Zips have an offensive rating of 101.5, which is ranked 232nd. They are 254th in D-1 in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 297th. As a unit they are 307th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Akron college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Akron -5
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