The Charleston Classic meeting between the Miami Hurricanes (4-2) and the UConn Huskies (3-2) will be played at TD Arena. Action starts at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 24, 2019, and it can be seen on ESPN2.
Miami Hurricanes vs. UConn Huskies Odds Preview
In the Hurricanes’ last matchup, they got blown out by the Florida Gators, 78-58. Miami’s Kameron McGusty put together a solid game, finishing with 10 points and five rebounds. Florida’s 0.143 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Miami, who had a rate of 0.091. The Gators’ mark was below their season average of 0.246, while the Hurricanes’ was below their season average of 0.160.
The Huskies are hoping for a better outcome after their 75-74 loss to the No. 18 Xavier Musketeers in their last matchup. With eight points and 12 rebounds, Christian Vital had a solid game for UConn. Xavier held the Huskies to an effective field goal percentage of 0.350 (below their season average of 0.471). UConn, meanwhile, did an excellent job of getting to and converting from the charity stripe (25-27; 92.6 percent).
The offensive glass should be a solid advantage for UConn in this meeting. The Huskies rank 68th in offensive rebounding percentage (32.0 percent), while Miami ranks 287th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.3 percent) since last season.
Miami Hurricanes vs. UConn Huskies Betting Prediction
Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – UConn, ATS Winner – UConn, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Huskies rank 134th in assists allowed per game (12.6) while the Hurricanes rank 235th (14.1).
Miami ranks 122nd in steals per game (6.6) while UConn ranks 142nd in steals allowed per game (6.3).
UConn ranks 35th in three pointers allowed per game (19.6) while Miami ranks 202nd (23.0).
The Huskies rank 123rd in rebounds per game (36.6) while the Hurricanes rank 274th (33.3).
UConn ranks 24th in blocks per game (4.7) while Miami ranks 155th (3.2).