Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Prediction 1/27/2024

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Prediction 1/27/2024

The Pittsburgh Panthers (12-7) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (13-6) on Saturday, January 27th. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on CW. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 2:15 ET.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

The Pittsburgh Panthers Are Coming Off A Win

As the underdog, Pittsburgh has a record of 1-3 this season. They are 12-7 overall with a 3-4 record in ACC play. On the road, the Panthers have been fantastic, going 5-1 with an average scoring margin of +9.8. Their most recent game was a 72-64 win over Georgia Tech, and they are currently on a two-game winning streak.

Over their last 10 games on the road, Pittsburgh has gone 7-3. For the season, they are 9-3 outside of conference play. As the underdog, their record is 1-3. So far, they have been the underdog in four of their 19 games.

As the underdog, Pittsburgh has gone 1-3 vs. the spread this season. However, their road ATS mark is a strong 5-1, and they have gone 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games. Overall, the Panthers’ ATS record for the year is 10-7-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Pittsburgh’s games is 11-7, and the average over/under line in their games is 147.1. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 139 points.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Notre Dame by a score of 73-61, Miami (FL) comes into this game with a record of 13-6. The Hurricanes have been a much better team at home this season, going 11-2 compared to their 2-4 record on the road.

As a team, Miami (FL) has been favored in 14 of their 19 games and has a record of 11-3 in those contests. For the season, their average scoring margin at home is +17.2 points per game.

When looking at Miami’s ATS record this season, they have gone 11-7-1. At home, the Hurricanes are 8-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 3 home games, Miami is just 1-2 ATS and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 5-5 vs. the spread.

The over/under record for Miami (FL) games this season is 10-9, and today’s line of 150.5 is similar to the average scoring total in their games (154.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

Pittsburgh Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Pittsburgh offense tallied 72 points in a matchup against Georgia Tech. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48%, and they made 8 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Blake Hinson who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.9. Carlton Carrington also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.5.

Blake Hinson (F) 17.9 5.1 0.7
Carlton Carrington (G) 13.5 5.2 4.4
Ishmael Leggett (G) 11.7 5.5 2.3

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

The Miami (FL) offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Notre Dame. They posted a field goal percentage of 49.1% and connected on 8 threes. Norchad Omier led the team in scoring, putting up 33 points. Additionally, Kyshawn George contributed 11 points for the Hurricanes.

Norchad Omier (F) 18.1 9.6 1.2
Matthew Cleveland (G) 14.8 5.8 1.9
Wooga Poplar (G) 14.7 4.8 2.3

Pittsburgh Team Defense

At this time, the Panthers’ defense is positioned 56th in the country, permitting 66.6 points per game. So far, the Pittsburgh defense is giving up an average of 6.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.7 times per game (386th).

Miami (FL) Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Miami (FL) defense is giving up an average of 72.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish finished with a field goal percentage of 37% and a total of 61 points vs. Miami (FL).

Panthers vs Hurricanes Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Pittsburgh has an ATS mark of 7-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 7-3 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • Miami (FL) has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 72 points per game while allowing 76. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-1-1.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Panthers have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-7.
  • As the betting favorite, the Hurricanes have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.

Panthers vs Hurricanes Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Hurricanes to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-68. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 150.5 and our model has the Panthers and Hurricanes finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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

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