Buffalo Bulls vs. Miami (Oh) RedHawks - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Oh) RedHawks (13-19) at Buffalo Bulls (17-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Buffalo Bulls -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami (OH) RedHawks will play the Buffalo Bulls in the second round of the MAC Tournament.
The Buffalo Bulls are 17-14 (10-8) and are the #3 seed in the MAC tournament. Buffalo finished the regular season by losing 2 of their last 3 games and is coming off of a win against Bowling Green by a score of 87-83. Buffalo defeated Miami (OH) on the road by a score of 77-60 earlier this season. Buffalo is averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 75.5 points per game. Buffalo is also averaging 38.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Lamonte Bearden is averaging 13.6 points per game and 4 assists per game for Buffalo. Blake Hamilton is averaging 13 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game for the Bulls. Buffalo is shooting 70.8% on free throws, 32.5% on three-pointers, and 43.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Miami (OH) RedHawks are 13-19 (6-12) and are the #11 seed in the MAC tournament. Miami is coming off of a win against Ball State by a score of 49-47 in their first game of the MAC tournament. Miami defeated Buffalo on the road by a score of 67-59 earlier this season. Miami is averaging 62.8 points per game while giving up 67.3 points per game. Miami is also averaging 32.3 rebounds per game and 10.1 assists per game. Eric Washington is averaging 13.9 points per game and 4.6 assists per game for Miami. Geovonie McKnight is averaging 13.2 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game for the RedHawks. Miami is shooting 72.6% on free throws, 30.2% on three-pointers, and 40.5% on all field goal attempts.
Miami is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games. Miami is 0-7 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games. The under is 5-2 in Miami’s last 7 neutral site games. Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. Buffalo is 7-16-1 ATS in their last 24 Thursday games. The over is 5-1-1 in Buffalo’s last 7 games. The under is 4-1-1 in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Miami did not have a very good season but was able to upset Ball State in the first round of the conference tournament. Buffalo had a good season and has managed to get the #3 seed in the MAC. Miami struggles on the offensive end, but has been able to play good defense. Buffalo is a higher scoring team and has the rebounding advantage in this game. I like Buffalo in this game.