hurricanes vs buffaloes betting predictions

NCAAB: Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Colorado Buffaloes Prediction 12/10/2023

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes (7-1) travel to face off against the Colorado Buffaloes (6-2) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on ESPN2. Miami (FL) is coming off a win in their previous game, while Colorado is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Colorado State. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Colorado Buffaloes

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Are Coming Off A Win

Miami (FL) enters today’s game against Colorado with a 7-1 overall record. If Miami (FL) wins today, their road record will improve to .500, as they are currently 0-1 on the road. Miami (FL) has a current against the spread record of 4-3 heading into today’s game. In their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Miami (FL)’s games have, on average, featured 155.3 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 152.9 points so far. When assessing the Hurricanes’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 141 points per game.

The Colorado Buffaloes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

So far this season, Colorado has played in 8 games and currently has a 6-2 record. In their 3 away games, the Buffaloes have gone 1-2, while they have gone 4-0 in their 4 home games. As Colorado prepares to face Miami (FL), their ATS record stands at 3-4. When playing at home this season, Colorado has a 3-1 record vs. the spread. In their previous ten home games, they have gone 6-4.

After eight games, Colorado has an over/under record of 4-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 152.9 points per game so far. When analyzing the Buffaloes’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 149 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Against Notre Dame, the Miami (FL) had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 84.6 points per game. They scored 62 points and posted a field goal percentage of 46.3% in the game. Matthew Cleveland led the scoring for the Hurricanes, contributing 14 points. Additionally, Norchad Omier chipped in with 13 points.

Wooga Poplar (G) 16.5 5.8 1.8
Norchad Omier (F) 16.1 9.6 1.5
Matthew Cleveland (G) 14.8 4.4 1.9

Colorado Offense Breakdown

Colorado’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 83 points against Colorado State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 54.5% and made 19/21 free throws. Leading the team in scoring is KJ Simpson, who is averaging 19.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tristan Da Silva also maintains a PPG average of 15.5 heading into game.

KJ Simpson (G) 19.4 4.5 4.4
Tristan Da Silva (F) 15.5 5.0 2.1
Cody Williams (F) 14.0 3.6 2.0

Miami (FL) Team Defense

So far, the Hurricanes’ defense is ranked 111st in the country at 69.5 points per contest. Miami (FL)’s three-point defense is currently 92nd in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.7% of their shots vs. Miami (FL).

Colorado Team Defense

At present, the Buffaloes’ defense is nationally ranked 113rd, allowing 69.6 points per game. The Colorado defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 88 points and allowed Colorado State to connect on 9 threes.

Hurricanes vs Buffaloes Trends

  • Through their last three road games, Miami (FL) has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 73 points per game.
  • Across the Buffaloes last five home games, the team averaged 72 points per game while allowing 74. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 2-3 straight-up.
  • Miami (FL) has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Buffaloes have a straight up record of 8-2 and an ATS mark of 5-5.

Hurricanes vs Buffaloes Prediction

Not only do we have the Buffaloes winning this one by a score of 73-70, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Buffaloes at -1.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 154.5, and our model predicts the Hurricanes and Buffaloes to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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