Tennessee Tech vs. Miami (Ohio) - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (6-4) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (7-4)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Eblen Center)
The Line: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami (OH) RedHawks and Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles meet Friday night at the Hooper Eblen Center.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks look for a statement win after winning four of their last six games. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are averaging 66.1 points on 40 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Eric Washington is averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 assists while Geovonie McKnight is averaging 11.4 points and 3.4 rebounds. LJ Livingston is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Willie Moore is dishing 1.7 assists. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. Miami (OH) is allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 15.9 turnovers per game. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles look to build on their solid 7-4 start to the season. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are averaging 75 points on 39.9 percent shooting and allowing 75.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Torrance Rowe is averaging 16.3 points and 4.5 assists while Ryan Martin is averaging 13.5 points and 8.1 rebounds. Aleksa Jugovic is the third double-digit scorer and Hakeem Rogers is dishing 1.4 assists. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. Tennessee Tech is allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.9 turnovers per game. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have won nine of their last 10 home games.
The Red Hawks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 Friday games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
Tennessee Tech has played its best ball at home while the RedHawks have really struggled on the road dating back to last season. Add in the fact Rowe will probably be the best player on the court in this game, and you have to like the Golden Eagles and the small chalk.