Free College Basketball Picks Today: Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Panthers 3/4/23

Free College Basketball Picks Today: Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Panthers 3/4/23
Sat 4th March 2023

It figures to be a high-scoring affair when the No. 25 Pittsburgh Panthers (21-9, 14-5 ACC) travel to face the No. 16 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (23-6, 14-5 ACC) on Saturday. Pittsburgh was defeated by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 88-81 at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center on Wednesday.

Nike Sibande was a top performer in the losing effort with 19 points. The Panthers remain first in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Miami (FL) lost a close one on Saturday at Watsco Center, falling to the Florida State Seminoles 85-84.

Jordan Miller had 21 points and seven rebounds in the losing effort to lead the team. The Hurricanes are third in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The teams are meeting for the last time this season. Pittsburgh will be aiming for a season sweep against Miami (FL) after getting the win in the only earlier meeting 71-68 at Petersen Events Center on January 28.

Blake Hinson led the Panthers with 21 points, while Jamarius Burton played a key role with 19 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists. Miller had 18 points in defeat. The Panthers have been led this season by Hinson and Burton, who are averaging 15.8 and 14.6 points per game, respectively.

Hinson also has grabbed 6.4 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, Nelly Cummings is dishing 4.9 assists per game. Isaiah Wong (16.2 ppg), Miller (15.1), and Norchad Omier (14.0) have powered the Hurricanes’ offense.

Omier also has posted 9.9 rebounds per game, while Wong has tallied 3.4 assists per game. The Hurricanes and the Panthers rank as two of the most productive offenses in the NCAA, seventh and 28th in offensive efficiency, respectively.

Pittsburgh is 8-2 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +7.8 (79.6-71.8). Miami (FL) has also gone 8-2 over the last 10, scoring 83.4 points per game on average while holding opponents to 74.9 (+8.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Nelly Cummings: 27.0 | 18.9 | +8.1
Jorge Diaz Graham: 1.8 | 4.5 | -2.7
Points per game:
Nelly Cummings: 15.4 | 11.3 | +4.1
Assists per game:
Nelly Cummings: 7.4 | 4.9 | +2.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Nijel Pack: 17.0 | 12.6 | +4.4
Rebounds per game:
Jordan Miller: 7.8 | 6.0 | +1.8

SportsTips’ College Basketball Pick:

Miami -6.5 (-110)

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