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North Florida Ospreys vs Miami (FL) Prediction 12/29/2023

The North Florida Ospreys (7-7) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (9-2) on Friday, December 29th. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on ACCN. Both North Florida and Miami (FL) will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 ET.

North Florida Ospreys vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

The North Florida Ospreys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The North Florida Ospreys, who have a 7-7 record, will take on Miami (FL) in their upcoming game. In their previous ten road games, which includes last year, the Ospreys went 3-7. At the moment, North Florida has a below .500 ATS record of 4-5-1. In their previous five games, the team is 1-1-1 vs. the spread.

So far, North Florida’s games have averaged 153.2 points per game with the average over/under line being 152.3 points. The Ospreys have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 162 points per game.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Miami (FL) has played 11 games so far this season and have a 9-2 record. Every game they have played this season has been away from home. Miami (FL) has a current against the spread record of 4-4 heading into today’s game. The Hurricanes have gone 0-2 vs. the spread on the road and 4-2 vs. the spread at home thus far.

Through 11 games, Miami (FL) has an over/under record of 5-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 155 points per game so far. The Hurricanes have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 144 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

North Florida Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 78.4 points per game, North Florida struggled in their previous game. Against Georgia, the Ospreys scored 60 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 35.9%. Leading the team in scoring was Chaz Lanier with 16 points. Dorian James also added 8 points for the Ospreys.

Chaz Lanier (G) 16.1 4.5 1.3
Ametri Moss (G) 11.3 3.7 3.3
Dorian James (G) 9.0 5.9 1.6

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 83.7 points per game, Miami (FL) struggled in their previous game. Against Colorado, the Hurricanes scored 63 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.9%. Matthew Cleveland led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Norchad Omier contributed 12 points for the Hurricanes.

Wooga Poplar (G) 17.5 5.4 2.0
Norchad Omier (F) 16.7 9.7 1.5
Matthew Cleveland (G) 14.9 5.0 1.9

North Florida Team Defense

So far, the Ospreys’ defense is ranked 171st in the country at 72.0 points per contest. In their most recent game, the North Florida defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Georgia knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 78 points.

Miami (FL) Team Defense

The Hurricanes’ defense is presently ranked 120th nationally, allowing an average of 69.2 points per contest. Against Colorado, the Hurricanes’ defense gave up 90 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Colorado only made 9 free-throws.

Ospreys vs Hurricanes Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Ospreys have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-1-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 71 points per game in this stretch.
  • Through their last five home games, Miami (FL) has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 74 points per game.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Ospreys have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 0-2-1.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Miami (FL) has a poor record vs the spread going 2-3. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 4-1.

Ospreys vs Hurricanes Prediction

In this Hurricanes vs. Hurricanes matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Hurricanes at -21.5. While we project the Hurricanes to win 74-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Ospreys for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 156.5 and our model has the Ospreys and Hurricanes finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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