Miami RedHawks vs Central Michigan Chippewas Prediction, 3/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Redhawks vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Location: McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant, MI
The Central Michigan Chippewas (7-20) will take on the Miami Redhawks (12-17) at McGuirk Arena on Tuesday.
The Miami RedHawks played Toledo and ended up losing by a score of 88-73 in their last contest. Miami wrapped up the game with a 37.3% field goal percentage (25 of 67) and converted 14 of 32 3-point shots. From the free throw line, the RedHawks buried 9 of their 11 shots for a rate of 81.8%. In reference to rebounding, they earned a total of 32 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 16 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 3 steals. Pertaining to defending, Miami let their opponent shoot 53.8% from the floor on 35 out of 65 shooting. Toledo recorded 15 assists and had 7 steals in this matchup. Additionally, Toledo collected 39 boards (11 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Toledo went 76.5% at the charity stripe by converting 13 of 17 tries. They converted 5 of 20 attempts from downtown. Concerning fouls, the RedHawks ended up walking away with 13 while Toledo recorded 12 fouls.
Dae Dae Grant is someone who was a major contributor in the matchup. He left the arena with 24 points on 8 out of 17 shooting. He played 37 mins played and grabbed 6 boards. He ended up shooting 47.1% from the floor and dished out 7 dimes.
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Miami will enter this matchup with a mark of 12-17 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 10.3 times per contest and as a team they commit 15.7 personal fouls every game. As a team, Miami is collecting 34.9 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 392 dimes for the season, which ranks 129th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The RedHawks are shooting 35.0% on three-point attempts (269 of 769) and 78.9% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 75.2 points per contest (71st in the country) on 43.7% from the floor.
Defensively, the RedHawks are forcing their opponents into 12.3 turnovers per game and they draw 16.1 personal fouls. They relinquish 36.0% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 294th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (73.9). The RedHawks defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 44.8% (769 of 1,718) and they surrender 36.4 boards per game as a basketball team. They rank 255th in the country in allowing assists to their opponents with 390 surrendered for the year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Central Michigan Chippewas took a loss by a final score of 73-71 when they faced Kent State. When it comes to rebounding, Central Michigan allowed Kent State to grab 40 overall (15 on the offensive glass). They shot 18.5% from distance by shooting 5 out of 27 and ended up shooting 18 out of 25 at the free throw line (72.0%). The Chippewas permitted Kent State to knock down 25 of their 64 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 39.1% for the contest. When the final whistle was blown, the Chippewas ended up going 22 for 54 from the field which had them shooting 40.7%. With respect to 3-point shots, Central Michigan made 11 out of 27 attempts (40.7%). They were able to knock down 16 of the free throws for a clip of 76.2%. Kent State had 20 fouls in this contest which got the Chippewas to the free throw line for 21 attempts. They also coughed up the ball 11 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Chippewas snagged 24 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 in this contest.
Cameron Healy ended up being a factor for the Chippewas for the contest. He made 9 of 18 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and accumulated 4 rebounds. He tallied 32 points in his 40 mins of playing time, but wasn't able to earn an assist.
Central Michigan has a record of 7-20 for the season. The Chippewas have committed 19.9 fouls every game and they hit 68.3% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 11.6 times per contest (285th in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.6 times per game. Central Michigan has accounted for 1,790 pts for the campaign (66.3 per contest) and they average 33.0 boards per game. When it comes to offense, the Chippewas are connecting on 41.0% from the floor, which ranks 319th in D-1.
The Central Michigan defense concedes 35.2% from downtown (238 of 676) and their opponents are converting on 70.7% of their free throw shots. They surrender 14.5 assists and 38.6 boards every game, which ranks 307th and 339th in the nation. The Chippewas on defense are ranked 343rd in the country in points per game surrendered with 78.0. They are forcing 11.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.9% from the field (309th in college basketball).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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