Miami at Western Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Miami Redhawks head to University Arena to take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Western Michigan as 7.5 point favorites.
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Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 68.8 per game. Western Michigan has an overall record of 13-10. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 13-7 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 9-11 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nike Sibande averages 14.4 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Darrian Ringo averages 9.5 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.8 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Thomas Wilder scores 19.1 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Josh Davis averages 10.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 71.9 points per contest this year, which is 239th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 178th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 158th in Division 1. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 141st with 13.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 89th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 142nd and 59th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 125th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 64th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Western Michigan is 128th in the country with 75.7 points per contest this season. They are 224th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 154th in Division 1. They are 148th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 264th in assists per game with 12.5. The Broncos are 333rd in turnovers per contest with 10.9. The Broncos give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 186th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 208th and 299th in those defensive statistics. They rank 150th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 189th with 35.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 225th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The RedHawks are 99th in the country in defensive rating with 98.8, and their offensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 212th. They are 254th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 138th. As a unit they are 186th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 66th in D-1. Miami is 108th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 109th in the country.
Western Michigan is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 262nd in the nation. The Broncos are 105th in the country in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 103.7 is ranked 223rd. In terms of pace they are 188th in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 223rd. As a team they are 218th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 240th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Western Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami +7.5
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