Cincinnati Bearcats vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 12/1/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
The Cincinnati Bearcats (5-2) are on their way to Millett Hall on Wednesday where they will take on the Miami Redhawks (5-1).
The Cincinnati Bearcats took the court against Monmouth and took a loss by a score of 61-59 in their last game. Cincinnati ended having earned a 37.7% field goal percentage (23 out of 61) and made 4 out of their 28 shots from beyond the arc. From the charity stripe, the Bearcats buried 9 of 20 attempts for a rate of 45.0%. Concerning pulling down boards, they earned 34 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 12 dimes in this contest while forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In relation to the defense, Cincinnati allowed their opponent to shoot 45.3% from the floor on 24 of 53 shooting. Monmouth recorded 15 assists and had 5 steals for this contest. Moreover, Monmouth grabbed 31 rebounds (7 offensive, 24 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Monmouth finished the game shooting 62.5% from the free throw line by knocking down 5 of 8 attempts. They also buried 8 out of their 16 shots from distance. Regarding fouls, the Bearcats ended up with 9 and Monmouth finished the game with 19 fouls.
Mika Adams-Woods is one player who was a major contributor in the matchup. He ended up going 41.7% from the floor and recorded 5 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 31 minutes and pulled down 2 rebounds. He ended up with 11 points on 5 out of 12 shooting.
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Cincinnati heads into this one with a mark of 5-2 this season. They turn it over 9.6 times per contest and as a unit they commit 17.3 fouls per contest. As a team, Cincinnati is pulling in 38.6 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 98 dimes on the year, which is 115th in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Bearcats are shooting 28.8% on shots from 3-point land (47 of 163) and 70.2% from the free throw line. They are averaging 71.9 pts per game (193rd in Division 1) while connecting on 42.8% from the floor.
Defensively, the Bearcats are able to force 13.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.1 fouls. They are conceding 27.5% on shots from downtown and they rank 27th in D-1 in PPG allowed (58.1). The Bearcats defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 35.4% (141 of 398) and they surrender 35.1 boards per game as a team. They are currently ranked 170th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 78 relinquished this year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Miami RedHawks took a loss by a score of 79-67 when they faced Western Illinois. In relation to how they rebounded, Miami permitted Western Illinois to get 35 in all (8 offensive). They shot 53.6% from beyond the arc by connecting on 15 out of 28 and ended up shooting 18 of 21 from the charity stripe (85.7%). The RedHawks permitted Western Illinois to convert 23 of 54 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 42.6% for the matchup. When the final whistle was blown, the RedHawks ended up shooting 21 out of 62 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 33.9%. In the matter of 3-pointers, Miami buried 5 out of their 21 attempts (23.8%). They were able to bury 20 of them for a rate of 87.0%. Western Illinois had 23 fouls in this matchup which took the RedHawks to the free throw line for a total of 23 shots. They gave up possession 5 times, while recording 4 steals for this contest. The RedHawks snagged 18 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 28 in the game.
Dae Dae Grant ended up being a factor for the RedHawks in this game. He earned 22 points in his 34 minutes on the court and added 2 assists in this matchup. He knocked down 9 of 17 in this game for a field goal percentage of 52.9%, and had 2 rebounds.
Miami has a record of 5-1 this season. When it comes to executing on offense, the RedHawks are connecting on 48.3% from the floor, which ranks them 51st in college hoops. Miami has accounted for 512 pts for the year (85.3 per contest) and they collect 38.8 boards per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 17.0 times per contest (30th in college hoops) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 8.5 times per game. The RedHawks are responsible for committing 14.2 fouls per game and they shoot 75.6% from the charity stripe.
The Miami defense concedes 32.9% on shots from distance (56 of 170) and their opponents are connecting on 77.6% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 11.0 assists and 31.8 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 105th and 73rd in those defensive categories. The RedHawks on defense are ranked 87th in Division 1 in points per game surrendered with 63.3. They are forcing 14.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 36.9% from the floor (21st in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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