Miami at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 10.5 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 77.6 points per contest while giving up 70.6 per game. Florida State has an overall record of 12-2. They are averaging 79.2 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 11.1.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-10-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-9-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-7-1 against the over/under
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
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Zach Johnson averages 14.3 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Chris Lykes comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Mfiondu Kabengele averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 18.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Terance Mann averages 12.1 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 218th and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd, and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the NCAA. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in the nation. Miami averages 77.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 97th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 89th in D-1. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 245th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks them 99th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 123rd and 141st in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest, and 38th with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 322nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per game. Florida State is 70th in the country with 79.2 points per game this year. They are 112th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 202nd in the nation. They are 140th in the country in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game and 265th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Seminoles are 53rd in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 91st. They are 139th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 78th. As a unit they are 84th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 93rd in D-1. Miami is 256th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 83rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 109.3, which is ranked 78th. They are 122nd in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 147th. As a unit they are 108th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 244th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State -10.5
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