Buffalo Bulls vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 2/22/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
The Miami Redhawks (12-14) will compete against the Buffalo Bulls (16-8) at Millett Hall on Tuesday.
The Buffalo Bulls stepped onto the hardwood against Western Michigan and earned the victory with a final of 87-73 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Bulls ended up finishing with 10 while Western Michigan totaled 18 personal fouls. They converted 10 of 27 tries from distance. Western Michigan ended up shooting 71.4% at the charity stripe by knocking down 5 of 7 tries. On top of that, Western Michigan pulled down 24 rebounds (4 offensive, 20 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Western Michigan distributed 14 dimes and had 3 steals for the matchup. In regard to defending, Buffalo let their opponent shoot 50.9% from the field on 29 out of 57 shooting. They also recorded 18 assists in the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 14 turnovers and earning 9 steals. In reference to pulling down boards, they collected 36 with 14 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Bulls made 16 of 19 attempts for a rate of 84.2%. Buffalo ended the contest having earned a 48.5% field goal percentage (32 out of 66) and converted 7 out of their 21 shots from downtown.
Josh Mballa is one guy who had an impact for the contest. He ended up with 20 points on 7 out of 12 shooting. He played for 25 mins and totaled 9 rebounds. He ended up shooting 58.3% from the floor and distributed 1 assist.
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Buffalo heads into this contest with a win-loss record of 16-8 for the season. They turn it over 13.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 17.7 personal fouls every game. As a team, Buffalo is pulling in 42.8 boards per contest and has accounted for 366 assists so far this season, which is 134th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Bulls are shooting 34.3% on 3-point shots (211 of 615) and 71.4% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 81.4 pts per contest (8th in Division 1) while shooting 46.1% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Bulls are able to force 12.6 turnovers every game and they draw 17.0 fouls. They rank 32nd in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 264 conceded this year. The Bulls are giving up a field goal percentage of 42.1% (630 of 1,498) and they surrender 34.3 boards per game as a team. They are giving up 30.1% on 3-point shots while they are 256th in college hoops in PPG allowed (71.8).
In their last game, the Miami RedHawks went home victorious with a score of 78-75 against Northern Illinois. The RedHawks were able to snag 24 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards for a total of 28 for this game. They coughed it up 14 times, while earning 7 steals in this matchup. Northern Illinois earned 16 personal fouls in the matchup which got the RedHawks to the charity stripe for 16 shots. They were able to knock down 14 of the free throw tries for a clip of 87.5%. When discussing shooting from downtown, Miami buried 8 of 18 attempts (44.4%). Overall, the RedHawks finished shooting 28 out of 54 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 51.9%. The RedHawks allowed Northern Illinois to knock down 29 of their 57 attempts from the field which left them shooting 50.9% in this matchup. They finished 29.4% from three-point range by going 5 out of 17 and finished the game at 12 of 20 at the charity stripe (60.0%). In relation to cleaning the glass, Miami allowed Northern Illinois to grab 28 in all (7 offensive).
Dalonte Brown ended up being a factor for the RedHawks in this matchup. He had 17 points in his 31 minutes on the court and earned 1 assist in this matchup. He converted 6 of 8 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and tallied 8 rebounds.
Miami has a mark of 12-14 so far this season. The RedHawks have committed 15.8 fouls per contest and they connect on 78.8% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 13.3 times per game (163rd in college basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 10.2 times per game. Miami has scored 1,956 pts for the campaign (75.2 per game) and they grab 34.7 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the RedHawks are connecting on 44.4% from the field, which is ranked 160th in Division 1.
The RedHawks on the defensive side of the court are 271st in the nation in PPG allowed with 72.5. They are forcing their opponents into 12.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 43.9% from the floor (231st in college basketball). The Miami defense allows 35.5% on 3-pointers (226 of 636) and their opposition makes 73.0% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 13.1 assists and 35.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 227th and 257th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Buffalo
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