Miami at Eastern Michigan NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Miami RedHawks travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Eastern Michigan as 4.5 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 70.0 per contest. Eastern Michigan has an overall record of 9-12. They are averaging 72.0 points per game and surrendering 71.4, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-11-0 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 66%. Dalonte Brown averages 13.0 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Elijah Minnie averages 14.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Paul Jackson averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 72.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 188th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 172nd in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 303rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 263rd with 12.3 per game. The RedHawks allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 188th and 130th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 89th place in Division 1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan is 216th in the country with 72.0 points per game this year. They are 120th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 323rd in the nation. They are 86th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 239th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Eagles are 112th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Eagles surrender 71.4 points per contest, which ranks them 175th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 199th and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 348th with 17.5 assists allowed per contest and 163rd with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 204th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The RedHawks are 117th in the nation in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 269th in the country with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 141st. As a team they are 162nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 22nd in Division 1. Miami is 229th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Eastern Michigan is 117th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 105.5, which is ranked 143rd. They are 298th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 199th. As a unit they are 239th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 281st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Eastern Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan -4.5
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