FSU at Miami 1/27/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
On Sunday, the Florida State Seminoles visit Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida to play the Miami Hurricanes. The Seminoles improved to 14-5 on the season following a 77-68 win over Clemson on Tuesday. Mfiondu Kabengele led the Seminoles with 17 points while David Nichols scored 16 helping to snap a three-game losing skid for FSU.
Miami dropped to 9-9 on the season following its 73-53 loss to Syracuse in its most recent outing. The Hurricanes trailed by just three points at the half, but were outscored by 17 after the break after Syracuse went on a 19-5 run to blow open the game. Dejan Vasiljevic led the Hurricanes with 11 points.
Mfiondu Kabengele is the leading scorer and second leading rebounder for Florida State with averages of 12.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Terance Mann is the leader in rebounds with an average of 6.4 per game. Trent Forrest leads the Seminoles in assists with an average of 3.6 per game. Florida State is shooting 44.9% from the field and 32.3% from 3-point territory.
Chris Lykes leads the Hurricanes in scoring and assists with averages of 17.5 points and 3.6 assists per game. Ebuka Izundu leads Miami in rebounds with an average of 9.4 per game. Five players in all are scoring in double figures for the Hurricanes. Miami is shooting 45.3% from the field and 35.9% from 3-point territory.
While Florida State will win and cover against a very mediocre Miami squad, the UNDER is the pick to play here. The UNDER has cashed in 10 of the Seminoles last 11 on the road and 12 of the Hurricanes last 15 at home. The UNDER has also cashed in 5 of the last 7 between the two rivals. Final Score Prediction, Florida State Seminoles win but our top play is on the under 71-64.