Miami vs. Northeastern - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northeastern Huskies (4-1) at Miami Hurricanes (5-0)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm (BankUnited Center)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northeastern Huskies and Miami Hurricanes square off Friday afternoon at the BankUnited Center.
The Northeastern Huskies hope for a sweet road win after getting off to a fast 4-1 start. The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 71.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 44.3 percent shooting. David Walker is averaging 20.8 points and 2.6 assists while Quincy Ford is averaging 14.2 points and 6.6 rebounds. Zach Stahl is the third double-digit scorer and Devon Begley is dishing 2.6 assists. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. Northeastern has allowed 67 or less points in four straight games and has 43 steals in five games. The Northeastern Huskies have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Miami Hurricanes look to remain red hot after a fast and impressive 5-0 start. The Miami Hurricanes are averaging 91.8 points on 51.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 45 percent shooting. Sheldon McClellan is averaging 17.4 points and three rebounds while Angel Rodriguez is averaging 12.8 points and 4.6 assists. Ja'Quan Newton is dishing three assists and Tonye Jekiri is grabbing 10 rebounds. The Miami Hurricanes are shooting 45.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent the free throw line. Miami has made 49 threes in five games and is averaging just nine turnovers per contest. The Miami Hurricanes have won 10 of their last 14 home games.
The Huskies are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Hurricanes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
The Miami Hurricanes are simply one of the top teams in the country and are flat out loaded from top to bottom. I'm not sure Northeastern has the depth or the playmakers to keep this game close. I'll side with the Canes in a blowout.