Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 1/28/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Miami RedHawks
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
The Miami RedHawks (7-13) are welcoming the Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-16) at Millett Hall on Saturday.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles faced off with Toledo and took a loss by a final of 84-79 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Eagles ended up walking away with 20 and Toledo racked up 11 fouls. They also converted 12 out of their 28 attempts from distance. Toledo ended up shooting 80.0% from the free throw line by burying 20 of 25 attempts. In addition, Toledo collected 30 rebounds (6 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Toledo earned 15 assists and had 6 steals for the contest. In regard to defense, Eastern Michigan allowed the other team to shoot 42.6% from the floor on 26 of 61 shooting. They also dished out 12 assists for the matchup in addition to creating 4 turnovers and earning 2 steals. When it comes to rebounding, they earned 31 with 3 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Eagles knocked down 6 of their 8 tries for a rate of 75.0%. Eastern Michigan ended the game having earned a 54.4% FG percentage (31 of 57) and made 11 of 26 shots from 3-point land.
Emoni Bates is one player who played a role for this contest. He ended up shooting 65.2% from the field and dished out 1 assist. He saw the court for 40 minutes and also collected 7 rebounds. He was able to score 43 points on 15 of 23 shooting.
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Eastern Michigan heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 4-16 for the campaign. They average 72.3 pts per game (164th in the country) while connecting on 43.1% from the field. The Eagles are hitting 31.9% on three-point shots (128 of 401) and 74.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Eastern Michigan is collecting 31.8 boards per contest and has totaled 190 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 359th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 12.0 times per contest and as a group are committing 19.9 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Eagles are able to force 12.4 turnovers per game while drawing 17.2 fouls. They concede 34.4% on shots from distance while they are 360th in D-1 in PPG allowed (81.8). The Eagles defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 49.1% (574 of 1,169) and they concede 36.9 boards per contest as a team. They are 166th in Division 1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 256 relinquished for the year.
When they last played, the Miami RedHawks went home defeated by a final of 73-68 when they played Akron. The RedHawks were able to corral 16 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 22 in this matchup. They turned it over 9 times, while earning 4 steals for this game. Akron had 20 personal fouls for the matchup which took the RedHawks to the charity stripe for a total of 20 attempts. They were able to convert 14 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 70.0%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Miami converted 6 out of their 17 tries (35.3%). Overall, the RedHawks finished the game shooting 24 out of 46 from the field which had them sitting at 52.2%. The RedHawks allowed Akron to make 23 out of their 53 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 43.4% in this contest. They finished the game shooting 37.5% from distance by hitting 12 out of 32 and finished the contest at 15 out of 17 at the charity stripe (88.2%). In relation to how they attacked the glass, Miami permitted Akron to grab 28 overall (10 offensive).
Mekhi Lairy ended up being a major contributor for the RedHawks in this game. He earned 16 points in his 36 mins on the court and had 3 assists in the game. He made 6 of 14 for the game for a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and had 1 rebound.
Miami has a win-loss record of 7-13 for the campaign. The RedHawks commit 18.1 personal fouls every game and they shoot 78.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 13.7 times per game (155th in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.3 times per game. Miami has totaled 1,486 points so far this year (74.3 per game) and they average 32.3 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the RedHawks are shooting 44.9% from the field, which is ranked 161st in college hoops.
The Miami defense concedes 36.0% on 3-point attempts (154 of 428) and opponents are knocking down 72.8% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 13.6 dimes and 34.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks 244th and 193rd in D-1. The RedHawks on the defensive side of the court are 316th in college basketball in PPG allowed with 75.0. They are forcing their opponents into 14.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.7% from the field (336th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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