Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Eastern Michigan as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 7-14 and a road record of 0-8. They are 6-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-10. The Eagles have an overall record of 10-11 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 10-4 and they are 5-9 against the spread.
Eric Washington comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the RedHawks. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Geovonie McKnight averages 13 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
James Thompson IV averages 15.6 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Raven Lee averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Miami averages 63.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 332nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 253rd in the country. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per game which ranks them 324th and 331st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 154th with 12.6 per game. The RedHawks allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 99th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 179th and 200th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in the Division 1.
Eastern Michigan averages 76.4 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 238th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 335th in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 265th and 281st respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 106th with 12 per game. The Eagles allow 79.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 307th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 152nd and 331st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.2 rebounds a game which ranks 335th and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 322nd place in the nation. The Eagles force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 60.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 56.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -11 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 97.5 and they assist on 45.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The RedHawks give up 71.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 80.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 77 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 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 105.5 and 45.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.6 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 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Eastern Michigan turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 13.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Eagles give up 74.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 6-11 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 8-10 against the over/under
Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 5-9 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 10-4 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/01/16 G Eric Washington Ankle missed last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Eastern Michigan
02/01/16 G Zach McCormick Back injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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