Wake Forest at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 10.5 point favorites.
Wake Forest comes into this game with an overall record of 7-7. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 74.6 per contest. Miami has an overall record of 8-7. They are averaging 76.5 points per game and surrendering 70.4, good for a point differential of 6.1.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Important 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
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/14/18 G Jamie Lewis Disciplinary is out indefinitely
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
Brandon Childress comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Jaylen Hoard averages 15.3 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Chris Lykes averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Zach Johnson averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest averages 74.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 177th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 246th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 170th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per game, which ranks them 109th and 327th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 195th with 13.1 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 74.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 252nd in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 289th and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 58th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 315th place in Division 1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 113th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 130th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 113th in the nation. They are 259th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game, and 202nd in assists per contest with 13.4. The Hurricanes are 270th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Hurricanes surrender 70.4 points per contest, which ranks them 157th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 210th and 96th in those defensive statistics. They rank 221st with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 262nd with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 218th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game.
The Demon Deacons are 161st in the nation in offensive rating with 105. In terms of pace they are 205th in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 274th. As a team they are 215th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 296th in Division 1. Wake Forest is 212th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 257th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes are 107th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 142nd in Division 1 with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 106th. As a team they are 106th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 98th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wake Forest/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -10.5
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