Miami vs UCF Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 1 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 74 points per contest while giving up 73.5 per game. UCF has an overall mark of 1-0. They are averaging 73 points per contest and giving up 69, which is a point differential of 4.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 0-1-0 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/08/19 F Keith Stone Knee is out indefinitely
Key UCF Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chris Lykes comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44%. Dejan Vasiljevic averages 12 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year.
Dazon Ingram averages 16 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Collin Smith averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 33%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 74 points per contest this season, which ranks them 171st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 185th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 128th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game, which ranks them 183rd and 212th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 333rd with 8 per game. The Hurricanes allow 74 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 236th and 268th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 13 assists per contest, which puts them in 192nd place in Division 1. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
UCF is 188th in the country with 73 points per game this year. They are 213th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 201st in the nation. They are 199th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37 boards per game, and 80th in assists per contest with 17. The Knights are 141st in turnovers per game with 15. The Knights surrender 69 points per contest, which ranks them 190th in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 52% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 348th in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 14 assists allowed per contest and 266th with 40 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knights are 277th in country in forcing turnovers with 18 per game.
The Hurricanes are 150th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 222nd in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 182nd. As a team they are 233rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. Miami is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.8 times per 100 possessions.
UCF is 123rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Knights have an offensive rating of 98.6, which is ranked 190th. They are 157th in D-1 in pace with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 149th. As a unit they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 59% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/UCF college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UCF +1
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