Syracuse Orange vs Miami Hurricanes Prediction, 1/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Location: Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL
The Miami Hurricanes (11-3) are welcoming the Syracuse Orange (7-6) at Watsco Center on Wednesday.
The Syracuse Orange stepped onto the hardwood against Virginia and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 74-69 in their last game. Syracuse wrapped up the game having earned a 36.7% FG percentage (22 of 60) and made 10 of 30 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Orange knocked down 15 of their 23 shots for a percentage of 65.2%. Concerning grabbing rebounds, they compiled 31 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 14 assists for the matchup while forcing 9 turnovers and having 8 steals. When talking about the defense, Syracuse allowed 52.6% from the floor on 30 out of 57 shooting. Virginia doled out 22 dimes and had 8 steals for the matchup. Moreover, Virginia pulled down 29 boards (8 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't have a block. Virginia finished 70.0% when shooting free throws by knocking down 7 of their 10 attempts. They made 7 of 20 shots from 3-point land. Concerning personal fouls, the Orange walked away with 12 while Virginia recorded 17 personal fouls.
Buddy Boeheim is a player who was a factor for this contest. He finished the game shooting 41.2% from the field and also distributed 5 dimes. He saw the court for 40 mins and totaled 4 boards. He accumulated 27 points on 7 of 17 shooting.
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Syracuse comes into this one with a mark of 7-6 this season. They have an average of 78.2 points per contest (56th in Division 1) while shooting 45.7% from the field. The Orange are shooting 37.1% on 3-point shots (112 of 302) and 72.2% from the free throw line. As a unit, Syracuse is snagging 36.4 rebounds per contest and has tallied 196 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 91st in college basketball in terms of passing. They turn it over 11.8 times per game and as a squad are committing 13.4 personal fouls per game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Orange have forced 13.3 turnovers every game while drawing 16.2 personal fouls. They are conceding 33.6% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 313th in D-1 in opponents points per game (75.6). The Orange are giving up a field goal percentage of 42.2% (352 of 835) and they concede 38.3 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 355th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 248 conceded on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Miami Hurricanes got the victory with a final of 92-84 when they played Wake Forest. In regard to rebounding, Miami permitted Wake Forest to grab 30 in total (9 offensive). They went 34.5% from three-point range by going 10 of 29 and ended up shooting 4 out of 8 from the free throw line (50.0%). The Hurricanes allowed Wake Forest to convert 35 of 64 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.7% for the game. Overall, the Hurricanes shot 32 out of 53 from the floor which had them sitting at 60.4%. Regarding three-point attempts, Miami knocked down 9 out of their 18 tries (50.0%). They were able to knock down 19 of the free throws for a clip of 70.4%. Wake Forest committed 19 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Hurricanes to the free throw line for 27 shots. They turned the ball over 7 times, while recording 8 steals in this matchup. The Hurricanes were able to corral 19 defensive boards and 3 offensive boards for a total of 22 in this game.
Charlie Moore ended up being a factor for the Hurricanes in this contest. He earned 18 points in his 33 mins of playing time and earned 5 dimes in the game. He buried 6 out of 7 in this matchup for a rate of 85.7%, and totaled 4 rebounds.
Miami has a win-loss record of 11-3 on the campaign. As an offense, the Hurricanes are connecting on 47.6% from the field, which is 44th in D-1. Miami has scored 1,069 points so far this season (76.4 per game) and they pull in 31.2 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 12.8 times per game (221st in college hoops) and they turn it over 9.7 times per contest. The Hurricanes have committed 15.3 fouls per contest and they go 74.6% from the free throw line.
The Miami defense allows 36.3% on three-point shots (127 of 350) and their opponents are knocking down 67.3% of their foul shots. They have allowed 14.5 dimes and 34.7 boards per contest, which is 302nd and 180th in college hoops. The Hurricanes defensively are ranked 279th in D-1 in points given up per game with 72.8. They are forcing 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 45.7% from the field (317th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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