Tuesday, February 28, 2017
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Miami RedHawks travel to James A. Rhodes Arena to play the Akron Zips on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Akron as 15 point favorites.
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The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-19 and a road record of 0-11. They are 12-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-14. The Zips have an overall record of 23-6 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 13-12 and they are 10-15 against the spread.
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Michael Weathers comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the RedHawks. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Logan McLane averages 12.1 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Isaiah Johnson averages 16.6 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Zips. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 58%. Kwan Cheatham averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Miami averages 69.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 245th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 328th in the country. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 270th and 303rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 14.5 per game. The RedHawks allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 170th and 182nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 303rd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 43rd in Division 1.
Akron averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 66th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 54th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 60th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 210th and 82nd respectively. In the turnover department the Zips rank 45th with 11.5 per game. The Zips allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 210th and 285th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the nation. The Zips force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 58 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -15.3 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 97.6 and they assist on 46.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.2%. The RedHawks give up 82.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Zips score 78.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.8 points per game. The Zips have a rating on offense of 114.7 and 56.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. Akron turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.7%. The Zips give up 67.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 12-13 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 12-14 against the over/under
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 10-15 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 13-12 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/27/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
02/18/17 G Dion Wade Knee out for season
02/18/17 F Precious Ayah Knee out for season
02/18/17 G Zach McCormick Back out for season
Akron Zips Injuries
02/27/17 G Josh Williams Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Miami Ohio
Josh's Pick: Take Akron -15
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