Miami at Toledo College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Miami Redhawks travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 15-16. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 71.7 points per game while giving up 69.9 per contest. Toledo has an overall record of 21-10. They are averaging 80.2 points per game and surrendering 75.0, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 18-11 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 13-14 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 15-12 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Darrian Ringo averages 9.5 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.1 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Nike Sibande averages 14.6 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Jaelan Sanford averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Tre'Shaun Fletcher averages 18.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 155th and 44th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 179th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 170th in college basketball. Miami averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 238th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 239th in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 114th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 110th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets surrender 75.0 points per contest, which ranks them 245th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 185th and 140th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest, and 174th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 1st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 9.6 per game this season. Toledo is 46th in Division 1 with 80.2 points per game this year. They are 47th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the nation. They are 99th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 40th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Rockets are 283rd in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The RedHawks are 80th in the country in defensive rating with 99.2, and their offensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 250th. They are 223rd in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 170th. As a unit they are 209th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 49th in D-1. Miami is 97th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 124th in the country.
Toledo is 284th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 121st in the nation. The Rockets are 24th in the country in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 269th. In terms of pace they are 140th in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 23rd. As a team they are 22nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toledo -5
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