Miami RedHawks vs Ohio Bobcats Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 2/8/2020
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Convocation Center Ohio in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio -4
The Miami RedHawks travel to Convocation Center Ohio to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 4 point favorites.
Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 9-13. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 73.0 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 10-12. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and surrendering 69.3, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 6-14-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
02/01/20 G Connor Murrell Hernia is questionable
02/01/20 F Mason McMurray Foot is questionable
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Dalonte Brown averages 11.5 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jason Preston averages 15.8 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 7.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Ben Vander Plas averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 73.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 131st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 217th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 93rd in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 161st and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 307th with 11.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 256th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 238th and 325th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 286th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 71st place in Division 1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 203rd in the country with 70.5 points per game this year. They are 127th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They are 185th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 76th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Bobcats are 196th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Bobcats surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 183rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 193rd and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 103rd with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 103rd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The RedHawks have an offensive rating of 103.9, which is ranked 128th. They are 138th in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 155th. As a unit they are 176th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 88th in D-1. Miami is 306th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 169th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 149th. They are 239th in D-1 in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 93rd. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 66th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio -4
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