Buffalo vs. Miami (Ohio) - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (11-18) at Buffalo Bulls (16-13)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Alumni Arena)
The Line: Buffalo Bulls -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami (OH) RedHawks and Buffalo Bulls meet Tuesday night at the Alumni Arena.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are averaging 62.8 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Eric Washington is averaging 13.9 points and 4.2 assists while Geovonie McKnight is averaging 12.9 points and 3.9 rebounds. Rod Mills is grabbing 2.3 rebounds and Willie Moore is dishing 1.2 assists. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The RedHawks are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have lost 13 of their last 14 road games.
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The Buffalo Bulls also need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Buffalo Bulls are averaging 76.3 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Lamonte Bearden is averaging 13.5 points and 3.8 assists while Blake Hamilton is averaging 12.5 points and 6.5 rebounds. CJ Massinburg is dishing 1.9 assists and Willie Conner is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Buffalo Bulls are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bulls are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Buffalo Bulls have won eight of their last 11 home games.
The Red Hawks are 16-34-2 ATS in their last 52 games following a straight up win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Bulls are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss. The Red Hawks are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Buffalo has owned the Redhawks over the years and is simply the better basketball team overall. Add in the fact Miami Ohio isn't good against the spread either, I'll take the home team by double digits.