Central Michigan Chippewas vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 1/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
The Central Michigan Chippewas (2-10) are hitting the road to Millett Hall on Saturday where they will go up against the Miami Redhawks (7-5).
The Central Michigan Chippewas stepped onto the hardwood against Kent State and went home with a win by a final score of 72-69 in their last contest. Central Michigan finished the game with a 40.0% FG percentage (22 out of 55) and made 8 out of their 21 shots from distance. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Chippewas made 20 of 29 tries for a percentage of 69.0%. When it comes to pulling down rebounds, they collected 36 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 15 dimes for the contest as well as forcing 13 turnovers and earning 6 steals. With respect to defense, Central Michigan allowed 32.7% from the floor on 18 of 55 shooting. Kent State distributed 13 dimes and had 4 steals in this matchup. On top of that, Kent State collected 29 rebounds (8 offensive, 21 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Kent State went 77.1% when shooting free throws by making 27 of 35 shots. They converted 6 of their 34 shots from long range. When talking about fouls, the Chippewas left the arena with 27 and Kent State accumulated 24 fouls.
Harrison Henderson is one guy who was a factor in this game. He finished the game at 33.3% from the floor and also recorded 1 assist. He saw the court for 26 mins and grabbed 5 boards. He notched 18 points on 4 of 12 shooting.
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Central Michigan will play this game with a record of 2-10 so far this year. They cough up possession 15.1 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 21.9 fouls per contest. As a team, Central Michigan is pulling down 31.1 boards per game and has accounted for 141 assists so far this season, which is 264th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Chippewas are hitting 37.5% on shots from downtown (101 of 269) and 65.8% from the free throw line. They have an average of 65.2 pts per game (307th in the nation) while connecting on 41.2% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Chippewas are forcing their opponents into 11.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.2 personal fouls. They are giving up 36.1% from 3-point land and they rank 353rd in the nation in PPG allowed (82.8). The Chippewas are giving up a FG percentage of 47.7% (341 of 715) and they relinquish 39.0 boards per contest as a team. They are 309th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 184 surrendered this season.
In their last game, the Miami RedHawks went home victorious with a score of 91-81 when they played Buffalo. The RedHawks were able to collect 25 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive boards totaling 36 in this game. They turned it over 7 times, while getting 5 steals for the contest. Buffalo was called for 25 personal fouls for this contest which got the RedHawks to the charity stripe for 24 shots. They were able to bury 20 of them for a percentage of 83.3%. In relation to shooting from downtown, Miami buried 9 of their 19 tries (47.4%). When all was said and done, the RedHawks went 31 out of 73 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.5%. The RedHawks allowed Buffalo to convert 27 out of their 70 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 38.6% in the matchup. They finished 26.7% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 8 of 30 and finished the contest at 19 out of 32 at the free throw line (59.4%). In relation to cleaning up the glass, Miami allowed Buffalo to pull down 51 in total (20 offensive).
Mekhi Lairy pitched in for the RedHawks for the matchup. He accumulated 28 points in his 37 mins on the hardwood and had 5 dimes in this matchup. He buried 8 out of 16 in this game giving him a rate of 50.0%, and accounted for 4 rebounds.
Miami has a record of 7-5 this year. When it comes to executing on offense, the RedHawks are shooting 46.1% from the field, which ranks 96th in college basketball. Miami has 953 points this year (79.4 per contest) and they snag 37.8 rebounds per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 14.0 times per contest (146th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 9.3 times per contest. The RedHawks are responsible for committing 15.2 personal fouls every game and they go 76.9% from the charity stripe.
The Miami defense gives up 32.5% from downtown (104 of 320) and their opponents are connecting on 71.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 12.8 assists and 34.6 boards per contest, which has them ranked 199th and 180th in Division 1. The RedHawks on the defensive side of the court are 169th in college basketball in PPG given up with 67.6. They are able to force 12.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 40.4% from the floor (93rd in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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