Miami vs Clemson Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 3/11/2020
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Clemson -2.5
The Miami Hurricanes travel to Greensboro Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 2.5 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-15. They currently have a point differential of -1.9 as they are averaging 71.4 points per contest while giving up 73.4 per game. Clemson has an overall record of 15-15. They are averaging 66.4 points per game and surrendering 64.1, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 16-14-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 17-13-0 against the over/under
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 16-14-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 16-13-1 against the over/under
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/05/19 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
03/07/20 G Chris Lykes Eye is out for season
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Knee is out for season
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Kameron McGusty comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Dejan Vasiljevic averages 13.1 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Aamir Simms averages 13.0 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Tevin Mack averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 71.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 165th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 207th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 263rd in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 10.1 assists per game, which ranks them 218th and 340th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 263rd with 12.1 per game. The Hurricanes allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 282nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 251st and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 321st place in Division 1. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 112th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson is 299th in the country with 66.4 points per game this year. They are 231st in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 274th in the nation. They are 265th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game, and 187th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Tigers are 236th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Tigers surrender 64.1 points per contest, which ranks them 37th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 151st in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 161st with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 193rd in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Hurricanes are 185th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.2. In terms of pace they are 203rd in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 227th. As a team they are 207th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 206th in Division 1. Miami is 268th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 171st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.4, which is ranked 249th. They are 296th in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 170th. As a unit they are 211th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Clemson -2.5
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