Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Miami RedHawks travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 8-15 and a road record of 0-9. They are 7-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Broncos have an overall record of 9-14 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 10-7 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Eric Washington comes into this contest averaging 14.6 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 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Geovonie McKnight averages 12.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Thomas Wilder averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Tucker Haymond averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Miami averages 63.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 331st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 317th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 293rd in the country. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per game which ranks them 303rd and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 12.8 per game. The RedHawks allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 175th and 246th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 114th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 153rd place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in the Division 1.
Western Michigan averages 72.8 points per game this year which ranks them 170th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 244th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 140th and 275th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 167th with 12.8 per game. The Broncos allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 250th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 221st and 265th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 246th place in the nation. The Broncos force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 61.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 96.5 and they assist on 45.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.9 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 31% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.5%. The RedHawks give up 74 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Broncos score 81.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.2 points per game. The Broncos have a rating on offense of 105 and 49.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.4 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 33% of their shots. Western Michigan turns it over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30%. The Broncos give up 77.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 7-12 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 9-11 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-9 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 10-7 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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