Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 3/4/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Friday, March 4, 2022
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-20) are traveling to Millett Hall on Friday where they will try to beat the Miami Redhawks (13-17).
The Eastern Michigan Eagles faced Western Michigan and took a loss by a final of 71-60 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Eagles ended up with 17 and Western Michigan racked up 16 fouls. They also made 11 out of their 26 shots from downtown. Western Michigan ended up going 72.7% when shooting free throws by knocking down 8 of 11 tries. Additionally, Western Michigan had 31 boards (5 offensive, 26 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Western Michigan distributed 8 dimes and had 6 steals for the matchup. With respect to defense, Eastern Michigan allowed the other team to go 45.6% from the floor on 26 of 57 shooting. They also distributed 10 dimes in addition to forcing the opposition into 5 turnovers, but didn't record a steal for the team. In terms of rebounding, they earned 33 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Eagles converted 8 of 18 attempts for a percentage of 44.4%. Eastern Michigan ended with a 41.8% field goal percentage (23 of 55) and converted 6 out of their 23 shots from distance.
Kevin-David Rice is a guy who was a major factor in this game. He accounted for 12 points on 3 of 7 shooting. He was on the court for 19 minutes and snagged 3 rebounds. He ended up going 42.9% from the floor but didn't record an assist.
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Eastern Michigan heads into this matchup with a record of 10-20 for the campaign. They cough up possession 13.7 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 17.5 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Eastern Michigan is pulling down 34.7 rebounds per game and has accumulated 304 assists for the season, which is 322nd in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Eagles are shooting 31.0% on three-point attempts (191 of 616) and 69.8% from the free throw line. They are averaging 69.3 pts per contest (227th in college basketball) while hitting 43.0% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Eagles are able to force 12.5 turnovers every game while drawing 17.4 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 201st in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 373 relinquished this year. The Eagles defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.8% (829 of 1,852) and they concede 38.6 rebounds per game as a team. They give up 35.5% from beyond the arc while they are 325th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (76.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Miami RedHawks walked away with a victory by a final of 75-61 when they played Central Michigan. When talking about cleaning up the glass, Miami allowed Central Michigan to grab 28 overall (8 on the offensive side). They went 16.0% from 3-point land by shooting 4 of 25 and ended up going 17 out of 24 at the free throw line (70.8%). The RedHawks allowed Central Michigan to convert 20 of their 56 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 35.7% for the contest. When the game finished, the RedHawks shot 25 for 55 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.5%. With respect to shots from downtown, Miami converted 9 out of their 25 tries (36.0%). They were able to knock down 16 of them for a clip of 76.2%. Central Michigan had 22 fouls in the game which got the RedHawks to the charity stripe for 21 attempts. They also turned it over 11 times, while recording 3 steals for this contest. The RedHawks were able to pull down 26 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 36 for this game.
Kamari Williams was important for the RedHawks in this contest. He earned 21 points in his 32 mins of playing time and added 1 assist for this contest. He knocked down 8 out of 12 in the matchup giving him a rate of 66.7%, and added 3 rebounds.
Miami has a mark of 13-17 for the campaign. As an offensive team, the RedHawks are hitting on 43.8% from the floor, which ranks 206th in college basketball. Miami has scored 2,257 pts on the season (75.2 per game) and they collect 35.1 boards per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 13.6 times per game (140th in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 10.4 times per game. The RedHawks are committing 15.9 fouls every game and they go 78.8% from the charity stripe.
The RedHawks defensively are ranked 289th in D-1 in PPG given up with 73.4. They are able to force 12.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the field (255th in college basketball). The Miami defense concedes 35.3% on shots from 3-point land (256 of 725) and opponents are connecting on 72.5% of their foul shots. They have conceded 13.3 assists and 36.3 boards per contest, which has them ranked 241st and 276th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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