Bowling Green Falcons vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
Millett Hall is the site where the Miami Redhawks (10-13) will try to defeat the Bowling Green Falcons (12-12) on Saturday.
The Bowling Green Falcons played Kent State and took a loss by a score of 76-68 in their last game. Bowling Green walked away from the game having earned a 36.5% field goal percentage (23 out of 63) and made 9 of their 22 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Falcons converted 13 of their 20 attempts for a percentage of 65.0%. When talking about pulling down rebounds, they compiled 33 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 11 assists for the game as well as forcing the other team into 18 turnovers and getting 11 steals. In regard to defense, Bowling Green allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the field on 28 out of 56 shooting. Kent State recorded 15 assists and had 7 steals in this matchup. Additionally, Kent State snagged 36 rebounds (5 offensive, 31 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Kent State finished 53.3% when shooting free throws by knocking down 8 of their 15 shots. They also knocked down 12 out of their 26 shots from distance. In relation to personal fouls, the Falcons ended up walking away with 18 and Kent State had 19 personal fouls.
Daeqwon Plowden is a guy who was a major contributor in the matchup. He finished shooting 35.7% from the field and also dished out 1 assist. He played for 35 minutes and also totaled 8 rebounds. He recorded 16 points on 5 out of 14 shooting.
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Bowling Green will enter this matchup with a record of 12-12 this season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.7 times per game and as a unit they commit 17.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Bowling Green is grabbing 40.5 boards per game and has accounted for 311 assists this season, which is 154th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Falcons are connecting on 35.6% on shots from distance (210 of 590) and 75.8% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 82.2 points per contest (7th in college hoops) while hitting 43.9% from the field.
Defensively, the Falcons are forcing 13.5 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.0 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 34.0% from beyond the arc while they are 343rd in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (77.7). The Falcons defense is allowing a FG percentage of 43.6% (660 of 1,515) and they relinquish 36.9 rebounds per game as a squad. They are currently ranked 294th in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 330 surrendered on the year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Miami RedHawks got the victory with a final of 62-57 when they faced Western Michigan. The RedHawks earned 21 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 26 for the matchup. They coughed it up 9 times, while earning 7 steals in this game. Western Michigan was called for 19 fouls for the contest which got the RedHawks to the charity stripe for 24 tries. They were able to make 19 of the free throws for a rate of 79.2%. When talking about shots from downtown, Miami knocked down 7 of their 22 tries (31.8%). When all was said and done, the RedHawks went 18 out of 49 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 36.7%. The RedHawks allowed Western Michigan to make 16 out of their 44 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 36.4% for this contest. They finished 28.0% from 3-point land by going 7 of 25 and ended up going 18 out of 23 from the free throw line (78.3%). Regarding attacking the glass, Miami allowed Western Michigan to pull down 31 overall (7 on the offensive side).
Dae Dae Grant ended up being important for the RedHawks in this game. He made 6 of 13 for the contest for a field goal rate of 46.2%, and accounted for 8 rebounds. He tallied 25 points in his 36 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 1 assist in the game.
Miami has a mark of 10-13 on the campaign. When it comes to offense, the RedHawks are shooting 43.7% from the field, which is ranked 207th in college hoops. Miami has tallied 1,706 pts on the campaign (74.2 per contest) and they snag 34.6 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 12.9 times per game (202nd in the nation) and they turn it over 9.9 times per contest. The RedHawks are committing 15.7 fouls per contest and they hit 78.4% from the charity stripe.
The Miami defense allows 35.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter (203 of 568) and opponents are knocking down 73.3% of their free throw shots. They give up 12.9 dimes and 36.1 total boards per game, which is 206th and 267th in those categories on the defensive end. The RedHawks on the defensive end are ranked 246th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 71.3. They are able to force 12.6 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.4% from the floor (212th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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