Northern Illinois Huskies vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 1/17/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Miami RedHawks
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
TV: Youtube TV
Millett Hall is the location where the Miami RedHawks (7-10) will meet the Northern Illinois Huskies (5-12) on Tuesday.
The Northern Illinois Huskies faced Toledo and went home with a loss by a final score of 84-67 in their last game. Northern Illinois ended having earned a 39.6% FG percentage (21 out of 53) and buried 10 out of their 24 shots from distance. From the free throw line, the Huskies buried 15 of 24 attempts for a rate of 62.5%. When it comes to pulling down boards, they collected 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 11 assists in the matchup while forcing 12 turnovers and getting 5 steals. Pertaining to defense, Northern Illinois allowed 44.6% from the field on 25 of 56 shooting. Toledo totaled 17 assists and had 10 steals in the matchup. In addition, Toledo collected 39 rebounds (13 offensive, 26 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Toledo finished the contest at 73.7% from the charity stripe by knocking down 28 of 38 tries. They also made 6 out of their 19 tries from beyond the arc. When it comes to personal fouls, the Huskies ended up finishing with 25 while Toledo finished the game with 24 personal fouls.
Darweshi Hunter is a player who played a role for the game. He ended up with 22 points on 7 out of 15 shooting. He saw the court for 33 mins played and also pulled down 4 boards. He finished 46.7% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out.
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Northern Illinois comes into this one with a win-loss record of 5-12 for the season. They turn the ball over 15.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 19.2 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Northern Illinois is pulling down 33.4 boards per game and has accounted for 179 dimes on the season, which ranks 349th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The Huskies are shooting 32.9% on shots from beyond the arc (115 of 350) and 65.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 67.8 pts per contest (286th in the country) while going 43.3% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Huskies are able to force 14.2 turnovers every game and they draw 17.2 fouls. They currently rank 172nd in the nation in giving up assists to the opposition with 225 surrendered for the year. The Huskies defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.1% (453 of 1,004) and they surrender 38.4 rebounds per contest as a team. They are relinquishing 33.8% on shots from downtown and they rank 325th in college basketball in opponents PPG (75.6).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Miami RedHawks took a loss by a final score of 75-61 against Ball State. The RedHawks collected 27 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 32 for this contest. They also turned the ball over 9 times, while getting 2 steals for this contest. Ball State was called for 16 personal fouls for this game which took the RedHawks to the charity stripe for a total of 15 shots. They were able to knock down 8 of those for a percentage of 53.3%. In the matter of shots from beyond the arc, Miami converted 1 out of 13 tries (7.7%). When the final whistle blew, the RedHawks shot 26 out of 61 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.6%. The RedHawks allowed Ball State to knock down 26 of 59 attempts from the field which had them shooting 44.1% in this game. They shot 35.0% from 3-point land by going 7 out of 20 and finished the game at 16 out of 25 at the free throw line (64.0%). Concerning how they attacked the glass, Miami permitted Ball State to grab 40 in total (9 offensive).
Mekhi Lairy ended up being important for the RedHawks for the contest. He buried 7 of 19 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 36.8%, and had 4 rebounds. He accumulated 17 points in his 29 mins of playing time, but wasn't able to earn an assist.
Miami has a mark of 7-10 this year. The RedHawks commit 17.7 fouls per game and they hit 79.4% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 13.8 times per contest (160th in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.7 times per contest. Miami has accounted for 1,268 points for the season (74.6 per contest) and they collect 33.2 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the RedHawks are hitting on 44.1% from the floor, which ranks 210th in Division 1.
The RedHawks on defense are ranked 309th in the country in points given up per game with 74.3. They are forcing 15.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.1% from the floor (322nd in D-1). The Miami defense surrenders 35.3% on 3-point shots (128 of 363) and their opponents are making 71.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 13.9 dimes and 34.7 boards per game, which is ranked 263rd and 220th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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