Miami at Akron NCAA Basketball Tips 3/11/2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Miami Redhawks travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Monday, March 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Akron as 6 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-16. They currently have a point differential of 2.0 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 69.5 per game. Akron has an overall mark of 16-15. They are averaging 69.2 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Miami Redhawks are 9-19-1 against the over/under
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 8-20-1 against the over/under
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dalonte Brown averages 11.7 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Loren Jackson averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Daniel Utomi averages 14.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 129th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 152nd, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the NCAA. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in the nation. Miami averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 207th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 275th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 254th in D-1. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 86th and 322nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 191st with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips surrender 63.7 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 10.6 assists allowed per contest, and 327th with 38.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Zips are 188th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Akron is 272nd in the country with 69.2 points per game this year. They are 322nd in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 308th in the nation. They are 113th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 267th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Zips are 289th in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The RedHawks are 171st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 202nd in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 235th. As a team they are 217th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 37th in Division 1. Miami is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Akron is 278th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Zips have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 248th. They are 237th in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 290th. As a unit they are 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Akron college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Akron -6
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