Bowling Green Falcons vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (6-7) at Bowling Green Falcons (9-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Stroh Center)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons -5.5 -- Over/Under: 132.5 See the Latest Odds
The Bowling Green Falcons look to continue their hot start when the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks visit.
The name of the game for the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks is to control the scoreboard because they are fortunate to put up 65 points. The Redhawks are looking to snap a three game skid following a 71-67 loss to South Carolina State in which they squandered an eleven point first half lead. Both teams sank shots in the 42% range with Miami making a few more field goals but the Bulldogs won out with eleven more makes at the stripe. Geovonie McKnight leading the Redhawks with a game high 24 points on 9-12 from the field with Eric Washington tossing in 16 points but the team needed a few more options at the offensive end.
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The Bowling Green Falcons have the ability to score and defend despite losing some talent from a year ago. The question is whether their 9-4 record partly due to their strength of schedule. The Falcons have won back to back contests after dismantling sub division Oakland City 87-56 on Saturday. BGSU took a 15 point lead in to the locker room and were never challenged. The Mighty Oaks were limited to just 35% from the field while Bowling Green countered with 51.5% accuracy which equaled 12 more field goals. Zack Denny scored 15 points and hauled in ten rebounds with Antwon Lillard adding 14 points and seven pulls. Overall the Falcons had nine other players scored between 4-9 points.
Miami (Ohio) are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Mid-American and are 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 Wednesday games while going are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games. Bowling Green are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. The Redhawks might not be pretty but they tend to play things close…