UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Miami Hurricanes Prediction, 11/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Location: Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL
Watsco Center is the site where the Miami Hurricanes (1-0) will go up against the UNC Greensboro Spartans (1-0) on Friday.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans stepped onto the hardwood against Johnson & Wales and walked away with a win by a score of 93-60 in their last contest. UNC Greensboro ended with a 43.8% field goal percentage (35 of 80) and converted 9 of their 31 shots from distance. When they shot from the free throw line, the Spartans buried 14 of 21 attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. When discussing getting rebounds, they earned 53 with 19 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 22 assists for the contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Pertaining to defense, UNC Greensboro allowed 31.8% from the floor on 21 of 66 shooting. Johnson & Wales totaled 9 dimes and had 6 steals for the matchup. Furthermore, Johnson & Wales collected 33 rebounds (7 offensive, 26 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Johnson & Wales went 68.8% when shooting free throws by making 11 of 16 attempts. They knocked down 7 of their 28 attempts from 3-point land. In reference to fouls, the Spartans finished with 13 while Johnson & Wales accumulated 18 fouls.
Keondre Kennedy is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. He finished the game at 50.0% from the floor and also recorded 2 assists. He was on the court for 24 minutes and also collected 11 boards. He ended up scoring 16 points on 5 out of 10 shooting.
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UNC Greensboro heads into this contest with a record of 1-0 for the year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 8.0 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 13.0 fouls per game. As a unit, UNC Greensboro is pulling down 56.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 22 dimes so far this season, which ranks 29th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The Spartans are shooting 29.0% on shots from distance (9 of 31) and 66.7% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 93.0 pts per contest (40th in D-1) on 43.8% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Spartans are able to force 16.0 turnovers per game and they draw 18.0 personal fouls. They are conceding 25.0% on shots from distance and they are 160th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (60.0). The Spartans are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 31.8% (21 of 66) and they surrender 39.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They are 154th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 9 surrendered so far this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Miami Hurricanes walked away with a victory by a final of 67-54 when they faced Lafayette. When discussing cleaning up the glass, Miami allowed Lafayette to get 32 in all (8 offensive). They finished the game shooting 29.4% from downtown by going 10 of 34 and finished the contest at 6 of 16 from the free throw line (37.5%). The Hurricanes permitted Lafayette to convert 19 out of 52 tries from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 36.5% in the matchup. At the conclusion of this game, the Hurricanes shot 21 for 58 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 36.2%. When it comes to shooting from distance, Miami converted 10 out of 34 tries (29.4%). They were able to make 15 of the free throws for a rate of 60.0%. Lafayette committed 21 fouls for the game which took the Hurricanes to the charity stripe for 25 attempts. They also coughed it up 9 times, while recording 9 steals for the contest. The Hurricanes were able to pull down 26 defensive boards and 17 offensive boards totaling 43 for this contest.
Isaiah Wong pitched in for the Hurricanes in this matchup. He converted 5 of 13 for this game for a field goal rate of 38.5%, and had 5 rebounds. He recorded 16 points in his 35 minutes on the court and accounted for 4 dimes in the game.
Miami has a win-loss mark of 1-0 on the campaign. When it comes to offensive execution, the Hurricanes are hitting on 36.2% from the field, which ranks 251st in D-1. Miami has accumulated 67 pts on the year and they pull in 46.0 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 13.0 times per game (149th in college hoops) and they turn the ball over 9.0 times per contest. The Hurricanes have committed 17.0 personal fouls per game and they connect on 60.0% from the charity stripe.
The Hurricanes defensively are ranked 108th in the country in points allowed per contest with 54.0. They are forcing their opponents into 14.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 36.5% from the field (144th in the nation). The Miami defense surrenders 29.4% on 3-point shots (10 of 34) and their opposition knocks down 37.5% of their free throw attempts. They allow 14.0 assists and 34.0 rebounds every game, which is ranked 277th and 188th in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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