Miami Hurricanes vs Providence Friars Prediction, 11/19/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Providence Friars
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT
The Providence Friars (3-0) will try to defeat the Miami Hurricanes (3-0) at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday.
The Miami Hurricanes faced Florida A&M and went home with a win by a final score of 87-61 in their last game. Miami ended the game with a 53.0% FG percentage (35 of 66) and buried 7 of their 23 3-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Hurricanes made 10 of their 14 tries for a rate of 71.4%. In regard to hauling in rebounds, they compiled 29 with 9 of them being offensive. They also doled out 22 dimes for the game while forcing the other team into 22 turnovers and having 15 steals. When talking about defending, Miami allowed their opponent to shoot 49.1% from the field on 26 of 53 shooting. Florida A&M doled out 15 dimes and had 6 steals for the matchup. Additionally, Florida A&M grabbed 29 rebounds (8 offensive, 21 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Florida A&M went 55.6% at the charity stripe by knocking down 5 of 9 attempts. They also buried 4 of their 10 tries from long range. In the matter of personal fouls, the Hurricanes ended up walking away with 13 while Florida A&M finished the game with 13 personal fouls.
Norchad Omier is a guy who came through in this game. He walked away from this one shooting 83.3% from the field and earned 2 dimes. He played for 27 mins played and collected 7 rebounds. He was able to score 21 points on 10 of 12 shooting.
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Miami will play this game with a record of 3-0 on the campaign. They lose possession via turnover 11.3 times per game and as a unit they commit 15.7 personal fouls per game. As a team, Miami is pulling in 36.7 rebounds per contest and has racked up 54 assists for the season, which has them ranked 97th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Hurricanes are connecting on 35.7% on 3-pointers (30 of 84) and 67.4% from the free throw line. They have an average of 77.7 pts per game (133rd in the country) while hitting 47.8% from the floor.
Defensively, the Hurricanes are able to force 15.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 15.7 fouls. They rank 261st in college hoops in allowing assists with 47 conceded on the campaign. The Hurricanes defense is allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 42.3% (69 of 163) and they surrender 30.3 rebounds per contest as a group. They are giving up 32.4% on 3-pointers and they are 76th in the nation in PPG allowed (60.0).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Providence Friars went home victorious with a score of 100-76 when they faced Stonehill. When it comes to attacking the glass, Providence allowed Stonehill to pull down 17 overall (2 on the offensive glass). They went 47.6% from three-point range by hitting 10 out of 21 and ended up going 4 out of 7 at the free throw line (57.1%). The Friars allowed Stonehill to make 31 out of their 58 attempts from the field which had them shooting 53.4% for this contest. When all was said and done, the Friars shot 36 for 67 from the floor which had them shooting 53.7%. Concerning shooting from downtown, Providence made 10 of their 19 attempts (52.6%). They were able to convert 18 of them for a rate of 85.7%. Stonehill had 17 personal fouls for the contest which took the Friars to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They turned the ball over 12 times, while getting 7 steals for the game. The Friars earned 22 defensive boards and 16 offensive boards for a total of 38 for this contest.
Bryce Hopkins ended up being important for the Friars in this game. He earned 16 points in his 30 mins on the court and accounted for 4 dimes in the game. He buried 5 out of 8 for this game for a field goal percentage of 62.5%, and had 8 rebounds.
Providence has a win-loss mark of 3-0 for the season. The Friars are responsible for committing 13.0 personal fouls per game while shooting 69.9% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 14.7 times per game (142nd in college basketball) and they cough up possession 10.0 times per game. Providence has scored 255 points for the campaign (85.0 per contest) and they average 37.7 boards per game. As an offense, the Friars are shooting 50.3% from the floor, which ranks them 51st in the nation.
The Friars are ranked 185th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 68.7. They are able to force 14.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.6% from the field (266th in the nation). The Providence defense gives up 47.5% on 3-pointers (28 of 59) and their opponents are connecting on 71.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 14.3 dimes and 27.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks 275th and 8th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Providence
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