Miami Hurricanes vs Florida State Seminoles Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/8/2020
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State -7.5
The Miami Hurricanes travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 7.5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 11-11. They currently have a point differential of -3.2 as they are averaging 71.0 points per game while giving up 74.3 per contest. Florida State has an overall mark of 19-3. They are averaging 74.5 points per contest and giving up 64.1, which is a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 13-9-0 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 9-12-1 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-9-0 against the over/under
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/05/19 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
02/05/20 G Chris Lykes Groin is questionable
02/05/20 G Kameron McGusty Back is questionable
01/08/20 F Keith Stone Knee is out indefinitely
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
02/03/20 G M.J. Walker Undisclosed is questionable
Dejan Vasiljevic averages 14.4 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Chris Lykes comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Trent Forrest averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Devin Vassell averages 13.5 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 296th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 297th and 245th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 311th, and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 334th place in the NCAA. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in the nation. Miami averages 71.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 182nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 178th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 195th in D-1. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 10.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 277th and 339th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 264th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 64.1 points per contest, which ranks them 56th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 162nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest, and 96th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 336th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per game. Florida State is 95th in the country with 74.5 points per game this year. They are 73rd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 59th in the nation. They are 265th in the country in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game and 159th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Seminoles are 189th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Hurricanes are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 194th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 182nd. As a team they are 169th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 211th in Division 1. Miami is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 190th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 79th. They are 195th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 78th. As a unit they are 65th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 216th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State -7.5
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