Miami at Ohio College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Miami Redhawks travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 4 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 13-13. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 70.8 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 10-15. They are averaging 74.7 points per game and surrendering 75.6, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 15-8 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-10 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 10-10 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/27/17 F Ben Vander Plas Foot is out indefinitely
02/06/18 F Jason Carter Leg is out for season
Nike Sibande averages 14.1 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 75%. Darrian Ringo averages 9.2 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.4 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Teyvion Kirk averages 15.3 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Mike Laster averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 70.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 257th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 194th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 95th and 168th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 121st with 13.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 128th and 61st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 127th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 58th place in college basketball. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 156th in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 226th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 102nd in college basketball. They are 117th in the nation in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 159th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Bobcats are 170th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Bobcats surrender 75.6 points per contest, which ranks them 265th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 119th and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 332nd with 39.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 204th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The RedHawks are 88th in the country in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 102.3 is ranked 236th. They are 260th in college basketball in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 164th. As a unit they are 209th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 63rd in D-1. Miami is 97th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 102nd in the country.
Ohio is 209th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 117th in Division 1. The Bobcats are 141st in the nation in defensive rating with 101, and their offensive rating of 99.8 is ranked 280th. They are 62nd in D-1 in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 225th. As a unit they are 245th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio -4
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