Central Michigan vs. Miami (Ohio) - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (6-9) at Central Michigan Chippewas (11-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm (McGuirk Arena)
The Line: Central Michigan Chippewas -11.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas and the Miami (OH) Redhawks face off on Wednesday at McGuirk Arena in MAC college basketball action.
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 11-2 this season but they are coming off of a loss at Ball State. CMU is averaging 84.4 points and they are shooting 49.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.4 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Chris Fowler leads the Chippewas averaging 13.2 points and 6.2 assists per game. John Simons is averaging 10.5 points and 5.4 rebounds and Rayshawn Simmons and Braylon Rayson are averaging 10.2 points each. Central Michigan are 8-0 at home this season.
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The Miami (OH) RedHawks are 6-9 this season but they have won three of their last four games. Miami is averaging 65.3 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.5 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Eric Washington leads the RedHawks averaging 13.3 points and 5.3 assists per game. Will Sullivan is averaging 10.9 points, Geovanie McKnight is averaging 10.8 points, and Willie Moore is averaging 7.3 points. Miami (Ohio) are 0-3 on the road and 1-1 in MAC play.
Central Michigan is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-14 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 4-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Miami (OH) is 16-33-2 against the spread following a win, 0-5 against the spread in their last five road games, and 2-10 against the spread in their last 12 games.
This is a big number but Central Mich is up for the task and the Chips cover.