Miami RedHawks vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 2/16/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+11)
The Miami RedHawks (8-8) head to Savage Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Toledo Rockets (16-6). The spread on this game has Toledo as 11-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 149.5.
Miami steps onto the court with a record of 8-8 so far this year. The RedHawks are shooting 35.9% on shots beyond the perimeter (127 of 354) and 76.2% from the free throw line. They average 71.9 points per game (168th in college hoops) on 44.5% from the field. They turn it over 10.3 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 16.7 fouls every game. As a team, Miami is grabbing 32.9 boards per game and has accumulated 193 assists for the campaign, which is 259th in the country in terms of passing. On defense, the RedHawks are forcing 11.9 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 17.1 personal fouls. They are ranked 177th in the nation in giving up assists to the opposition with 227 relinquished for the season. The RedHawks defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.8% (423 of 924) and they concede 34.8 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are giving up 35.6% on shots from downtown and they rank 235th in D-1 in PPG allowed (72.4).
The Miami RedHawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Akron Zips and ended up losing by a score of 83-76 in their last contest. Miami finished the game with a 52.9% field goal percentage (27 of 51) and converted 5 of their 14 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the free throw line, the RedHawks converted 17 of their 19 attempts for a rate of 89.5%. With respect to hauling in rebounds, they compiled a total of 26 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. They also distributed 9 assists in the game in addition to getting 3 steals and 2 blocked shots. With respect to defending, Miami allowed their opponent to shoot 52.9% from the floor on 27 of 51 shooting. Akron totaled 12 dimes and had 5 steals in the game. On top of that, the Zips totaled 28 rebounds (12 offensive, 16 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Akron ended up shooting 75.0% from the charity stripe by making 9 of their 12 tries. They converted 14 of their 34 tries from 3-point land.
Mekhi Lairy is a guy who was a contributor in the game. He accumulated 24 points on 8 of 14 shooting. He played 33 mins and also totaled 3 boards. Lairy finished the game at 57.1% from the floor and also earned 3 dimes. An additional guy that was a determining factor in the game for the RedHawks was Dae Dae Grant. He totaled 2 boards and also had 3 dimes. He finished shooting 33.3% from the field in the matchup by going 2-of-6 (9 points). Overall, Grant saw the court for 31 min.
Toledo has a mark of 16-6 for the year. When it comes to offense, the Rockets are connecting on 45.1% from the floor, which ranks 134th in college basketball. Toledo has earned 1,770 pts on the year (80.5 per contest) and they grab 38.0 boards per game. They are earning an assist 16.3 times per game (30th in the country) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 11.3 times per game. The Rockets commit 15.5 personal fouls every game while shooting 78.2% from the charity stripe. The Rockets on the defensive end are ranked 226th in the country in PPG surrendered with 72.1. They have conceded 12.6 dimes and 36.6 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 152nd and 256th in the country. The Toledo defense allows 30.1% from downtown (168 of 558) and their opponents are connecting on 72.0% of their free throw attempts. They are forcing 12.3 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.9% from the field (162nd in college hoops).
In their last game, the Toledo Rockets went home defeated by a final of 88-81 when they faced the Bowling Green Falcons. The Rockets snagged 27 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 37 in the game. They blocked 3 attempts while getting 5 steals for this contest. The Falcons committed 12 personal fouls for this contest which took the Rockets to the charity stripe for 11 shots. They were able to knock down 10 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 90.9%. When it comes to shots from distance, Toledo knocked down 11 of 38 tries (28.9%). Overall, the Rockets shot 30 out of 70 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.9%. The Rockets allowed the Falcons to make 31 of 63 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 49.2% for the game. They finished the game shooting 41.7% from beyond the perimeter via 10 out of 24 and ended up going 16 of 22 at the free throw line (72.7%). When it comes to how they cleaned up the glass, Toledo allowed Bowling Green to collect 37 in all (6 offensive).
Marreon Jackson pitched in for the Rockets in this matchup. He buried 9 out of 17 for the game for a field goal rate of 52.9%, which had him finishing with 27 points. Jackson grabbed 14 boards in his 38 mins and totaled 8 assists for this contest. One more player who was a determining factor for Toledo was Setric Millner. He ended up finishing with 15 points in his 36 minutes on the court by going 6 out of 12 shooting for the matchup. Millner ended up shooting 50.0% from the floor while also earning 2 dimes and 7 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toledo (-11) and over 149.5 points
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