Miami vs. Princeton - 12/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Princeton Tigers (7-3) at Miami Hurricanes (10-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm (BankUnited Center)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes -17 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Hurricanes and the Princeton Tigers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-1 this season and appear to be one of the better teams in the nation. Miami is averaging 86.1 points per game and they are shooting 50.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Sheldon McClellan leads the Hurricanes averaging 16.3 points per game. Angel Rodriguez is averaging 12.4 points, Ja’Quan Newton is averaging 11.7 points, and Davon Reed is averaging 10.4 points. Miami appears to have all of the pieces in place for a big season.
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The Princeton Tigers are 7-3 this season with all three losses taking place on the road. Princeton is averaging 76.6 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Henry Caruso leads the Tigers averaging 17.8 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Devin Cannady is averaging 10 points, Steven Cook is averaging 9.6 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Spencer Weisz is averaging 9.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Princeton has played well but their wins haven’t been against the better teams.
Miami is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 12-2 against the spread in their last 14 games, and 18-6 against the spread following a win. Princeton is 7-2 against the spread against the ACC, 5-12 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
Miami is just in a different class this season and look for them to have their way with an over matched Princeton.