Ohio vs Miami Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 3/6/2020
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Miami RedHawks
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
TV: ESPNU, CBSS
Odds/Point Spread: Miami -1
The Ohio Bobcats travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami RedHawks on Friday, March 6, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 1 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-15. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 71.1 points per contest while giving up 68.7 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 12-18. They are averaging 70.6 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 16-12-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 13-15-0 against the over/under
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 12-16-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 10-18-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
03/04/20 F Ben Vander Plas Ankle left last game, is questionable Friday vs Miami Ohio
03/04/20 G Jordan Dartis Foot is questionable Friday vs Miami Ohio
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jason Preston comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 38.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Ben Vander Plas averages 15.4 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Nike Sibande averages 13.6 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Dalonte Brown averages 10.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio averages 71.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 177th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 114th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 176th and 67th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 211th with 12.8 per game. The Bobcats allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 133rd and 241st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 125th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 67th place in Division 1. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 199th in the country with 70.6 points per game this year. They are 257th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in the nation. They are 161st in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 255th in assists per contest with 12.1. The RedHawks are 304th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The RedHawks surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 216th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 289th in those defensive statistics. They rank 66th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 290th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The RedHawks are 127th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Bobcats are 146th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 193rd in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 95th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 66th in Division 1. Ohio is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 306th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The RedHawks are 170th in the country in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 168th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 213th. As a team they are 235th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 90th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami -1
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