Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Miami RedHawks head to Alumni Arena to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 14 point favorites.
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The RedHawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-16 and a road record of 0-10. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Bulls have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 12-9 and they are 14-8 against the spread.
Michael Weathers comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the RedHawks. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Logan McLane averages 12.6 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
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Blake Hamilton averages 16.7 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Nick Perkins averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Miami averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 214th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 214th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 293rd in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 258th and 289th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 292nd with 14.6 per game. The RedHawks allow 76.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 257th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 137th and 200th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 308th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in Division 1.
Buffalo averages 77.7 points per game this year which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 148th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 268th in the nation. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 97th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 296th with 14.6 per game. The Bulls allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 184th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the nation. The Bulls force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in college basketball.
The RedHawks average 73 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.3 per contest. The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 99.2 and they assist on 46.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% 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 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.7%. The RedHawks give up 83.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulls score 78.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 84 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 13.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.3 points per game. The Bulls have a rating on offense of 105.8 and 54.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Buffalo turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34%. The Bulls give up 66.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 12-10 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 12-11 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 14-8 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 12-9 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/17/17 G Dion Wade Knee "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/16/17 F Quate McKinzie Hand expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -14
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