Miami Hurricanes vs. Penn Quakers ATS Prediction

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It will be a battle between two exceptional defenses when the Penn Quakers (6-2) challenge the Miami Hurricanes (5-3) at Palestra. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Miami Hurricanes vs. Penn Quakers Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Quakers won big over the Delaware State Hornets, 76-48, while the Hurricanes lost to the Yale Bulldogs, 77-73.

Penn dominated every facet of the contest. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.508 (below their season average of 0.569) and a free throw rate of 0.250 (above their season average of 0.193). For those same stats, Delaware State was 0.294 and 0.175, respectively. Miami, meanwhile, held Yale to an offensive rebounding percentage of 13.3 (below their season average of 27.7). AJ Brodeur had a good game for Penn with 10 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. Ebuka Izundu had a good outing for Miami, contributing 19 points and nine rebounds.

Baskets could be hard to come by in this contest between two of the country’s top defenses. Dating back to last season, Penn ranks 17th in defensive efficiency (95.1) and Miami is 49th (98.5).

Miami Hurricanes vs. Penn Quakers Free Pick

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Penn, ATS Winner – Penn, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Penn ranks 47th in three pointers attempted per game (25.3) while Miami ranks 174th (21.9).
  • The Hurricanes rank 54th in blocks per game (4.2) while the Quakers rank 85th in blocks allowed per game (3.0).
  • The Quakers rank fourth in assists allowed per game (9.6) while the Hurricanes rank 128th (12.8).
  • Penn ranks 92nd in rebounds per game (37.3) while Miami ranks 141st in rebounds allowed per game (34.5).