Ohio at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/5/2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
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The Ohio Bobcats travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami Redhawks on Monday, March 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 3.5 point favorites.
Ohio comes into this game with an overall record of 14-16. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 76.0 points per game while giving up 76.2 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 15-16. They are averaging 71.8 points per contest and giving up 70.4, which is a point differential of 1.4.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 13-12 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Redhawks Betting Trends
The Miami Redhawks are 17-11 against the spread this season
The Miami Redhawks are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/27/17 F Ben Vander Plas Foot is out indefinitely
02/27/18 F A.J. Gareri Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/06/18 F Jason Carter Leg is out for season
Key Miami Redhawks Injuries
11/15/17 G Abdoulaye Harouna Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Mike Laster averages 14.4 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Teyvion Kirk averages 15.4 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Darrian Ringo averages 9.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Nike Sibande averages 14.6 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 76.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 273rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 128th and 36th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 332nd, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 130th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in college basketball. Ohio averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 114th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 185th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 64th in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 117th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks surrender 70.4 points per contest, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 177th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 182nd with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 166th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. Miami is 240th in Division 1 with 71.8 points per game this year. They are 218th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 232nd in the nation. They are 114th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game and 163rd in assists per contest with 13.8. The RedHawks are 99th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Bobcats are 258th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.2, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 141st. In terms of pace they are 50th in the country with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 185th. As a team they are 187th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 248th in Division 1. Ohio is 193rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 120th in the nation.
Miami is 99th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 135th in the nation. The RedHawks are 244th in the country in offensive rating with 101.9, and their defensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 96th. In terms of pace they are 224th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 171st. As a team they are 214th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -3.5
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