Eastern Michigan at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami Redhawks on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Eastern Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Miami has an overall record of 11-9. They are averaging 72.3 points per game and surrendering 69.8, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 11-6 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Paul Jackson averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Elijah Minnie averages 15.9 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Nike Sibande averages 14.5 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Darrian Ringo averages 10.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 7.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 171st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 86th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 242nd in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 198th and 233rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 162nd with 13.5 per game. The Eagles allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 204th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 320th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 226th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 189th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in college basketball. They are 68th in the nation in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 139th in assists per contest with 14.3. The RedHawks are 105th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The RedHawks surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 120th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 157th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 90th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game this season.
The Eagles are 127th in the country in defensive rating with 99.8, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 146th. They are 216th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 120th. As a unit they are 152nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 238th in D-1. Eastern Michigan is 147th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 116th in the country.
Miami is 96th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 124th in the nation. The RedHawks are 217th in the country in offensive rating with 102.6, and their defensive rating of 99 is ranked 111th. In terms of pace they are 228th in Division 1 with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 141st. As a team they are 190th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 74th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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