Miami at Buffalo College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Miami RedHawks travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 17.5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 8-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 75.9 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. Buffalo has an overall record of 14-1. They are averaging 85.3 points per game and surrendering 69.7, good for a point differential of 15.5.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 9-3-1 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dalonte Brown averages 15.3 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Jeremy Harris averages 15.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.0 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 68%. C.J. Massinburg averages 17.7 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks allow 71.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 176th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 270th and 184th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 96th place in the NCAA. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in the nation. Miami averages 75.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 127th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 174th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 199th in D-1. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 130th and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 278th with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest, and 294th with 37.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 308th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game. Buffalo is 12th in the country with 85.3 points per game this year. They are 89th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in the nation. They are 27th in the country in rebounding with 40.5 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 17.9. The Bulls are 315th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The RedHawks are 61st in the nation in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 264th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 134th. As a team they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 24th in Division 1. Miami is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 342nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 115, which is ranked 20th. They are 59th in D-1 in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 68th. As a unit they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 92nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Buffalo college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo -17.5
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