Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 11-18 and a road record of 1-11. They are 10-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-12. The Bulls have an overall record of 16-13 and a home record of 10-4. They have an over/under record of 13-12 and they are 13-10 against the spread.
Eric Washington comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the RedHawks. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Geovonie McKnight averages 12.9 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Lamonte Bearden averages 13.5 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Blake Hamilton averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Miami averages 62.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 337th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 314th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 316th in the country. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 10 assists per game which ranks them 326th and 340th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 158th with 12.5 per game. The RedHawks allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 99th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 182nd and 262nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in the Division 1.
Buffalo averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 203rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 285th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 65th and 215th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 302nd with 14.1 per game. The Bulls allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 270th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 174th and 151st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 205th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the nation. The Bulls force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 59.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 96.2 and they assist on 46% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.1%. The RedHawks give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulls score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 90.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.5 points per game. The Bulls have a rating on offense of 105.3 and 49.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Buffalo turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.7%. The Bulls give up 73.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 10-15 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 14-12 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-10 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-12 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/29/16 G Ali Barnes Foot out indefinitely
02/20/16 G Zach McCormick Back out indefinitely
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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