Pittsburgh vs. Miami - 2/2/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Miami Hurricanes (11-9) at Pittsburgh Panthers (13-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Petersen Events Center)
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers -6.5 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Miami Hurricanes and Pittsburgh Panthers meet Monday in college basketball action at the Petersen Events Center.
The Miami Hurricanes need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Miami Hurricanes are averaging 71.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Chris Lykes is averaging 15.7 points and 2.6 assists while Dejan Vasiljevic is averaging 14.4 points and four rebounds. Kameron McGusty is the third double-digit scorer and Rodney Miller Jr. is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Miami Hurricanes are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Hurricanes are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.4 rebounds per game. The Miami Hurricanes have lost four straight road games.
The Pittsburgh Panthers need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 66.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 62.9 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Trey McGowens is averaging 12.5 points and 3.3 assists while Xavier Johnson is averaging 11.7 points and 3.9 rebounds. Justin Champagnie is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Murphy is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Pittsburgh Panthers are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pittsburgh Panthers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game. The Pittsburgh Panthers have won six of their last eight home games.
The Hurricanes are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Panthers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The over is 5-2 in Hurricanes last 7 road games. The under is 35-15-1 in Panthers last 51 home games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Miami Hurricanes are just falling apart before our eyes, losing six of their last eight games, and that includes losing their last five games by an average of 12.8 points while shooting just 40.6 percent from the field. Things won't improve much against this Pittsburgh defense. The Pittsburgh Panthers win at home by an average of 6.2 points while allowing 39.9 percent shooting from the field and 32.9 percent shooting from deep. I have to eat the chalk with the Pittsburgh Panthers at home. Miami is awful.