Northern Illinois Huskies vs Miami RedHawks Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Miami RedHawks
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Miami -1
The Northern Illinois Huskies travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami RedHawks on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 1 point favorites.
Northern Illinois comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 66.5 points per game while giving up 63.4 per contest. Miami has an overall mark of 9-15. They are averaging 71.3 points per contest and giving up 72.2, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Trends
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 12-11-1 against the spread
The Northern Illinois Huskies are 6-17-1 against the over/under
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 7-15-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Key Northern Illinois Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/12/20 F Dalonte Brown Lower Body left last game, is questionable
Eugene German comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Lacey James averages 8.9 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Nike Sibande averages 13.3 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Dalonte Brown averages 11.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Northern Illinois averages 66.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 297th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 161st in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 10.1 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 340th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 275th with 12.1 per game. The Huskies allow 63.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 36th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 151st and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 99th place in Division 1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 175th in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 259th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 131st in the nation. They are 169th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 253rd in assists per contest with 12.3. The RedHawks are 305th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The RedHawks surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 259th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 250th and 321st in those defensive statistics. They rank 95th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 299th with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 130th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Huskies are 225th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.6. In terms of pace they are 303rd in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 290th. As a team they are 316th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 199th in Division 1. Northern Illinois is 266th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 301st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The RedHawks are 173rd in the country in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 147th in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 216th. As a team they are 232nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 85th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Northern Illinois/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -1
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