Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Miami Hurricanes Betting Prediction 11/08/19

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The Florida Atlantic Owls (1-0) will travel to the Watsco Center to challenge the Miami Hurricanes (0-1). The Hurricanes opened as 12-point favorites. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Florida Atlantic Owls at Miami Hurricanes ATS Odds

In their last game, the Hurricanes lost to the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals, 87-74, while the Owls defeated the Flagler Saints, 92-81.

Florida Atlantic dominated every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.3 and a free throw rate of 0.238. For those same stats, Flagler was 12.9 and 0.217, respectively. Miami, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (11.9 vs. 15.8). Miami rallied around Chris Lykes, who finished with 18 points and five assists. Cornelius Taylor played a pivotal role for Florida Atlantic with 20 points.

Miami might have difficulty putting up points as they go head-to-head against one of the country’s best defenses. Florida Atlantic ranks 47th in defensive efficiency, while the Hurricanes rank 162nd in offensive efficiency since last season. Additionally, the Owls rank 264th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.211), while the Hurricanes rank sixth in opponents’ FTA rate (0.165).

Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Miami Hurricanes Betting Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Miami, ATS Winner – Florida Atlantic, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Florida Atlantic ranks 23rd in rebounds per game (39.3) while Miami ranks 257th (33.2).
  • The Owls rank 75th in assists allowed per game (11.9) while the Hurricanes rank 236th (14.2).
  • Florida Atlantic ranks 12th in blocks allowed per game (2.3) while Miami ranks 71st (2.9).
  • The Hurricanes rank 70th in three pointers attempted per game (25.1) while the Owls rank 247th in three pointers allowed per game (24.2).
  • Miami ranks 89th in steals allowed per game (5.8) while Florida Atlantic ranks 253rd (7.5).