Western Michigan vs. Miami-Ohio - 2/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami-Ohio RedHawks (13-10) at Western Michigan Broncos (13-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm (University Arena in Read Fieldhouse)
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami (OH) RedHawks and Western Michigan Broncos meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the University Arena.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are averaging 67.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Nike Sibande is averaging 14.4 points and four rebounds while Darrian Ringo is averaging 9.5 points and 7.8 assists. Logan McLane is grabbing 6.2 rebounds and Jalen Adaway is dishing one assist. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have won three of their last four road games.
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The Western Michigan Broncos need a win here after losing five of their last eight games. The Western Michigan Broncos are averaging 73.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Thomas Wilder is averaging 19.2 points and 4.2 assists while Josh Davis is averaging 10.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. Bryce Moore is dishing 1.4 assists and Brandon Johnson is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Western Michigan Broncos are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Western Michigan Broncos are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game. The Western Michigan Broncos have won five of their last eight home games.
The Red Hawks are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Broncos are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games. The Red Hawks are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings, the road team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings.
Five of the last eight meetings between these two teams have been decided by five or less points, including when these clubs met a month ago. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are playing some of their best ball of the season right now, outscoring teams by nearly 10 points in their last five games and have been nice ATS. The Western Michigan Broncos are only outscoring teams by 1.9 points at home. I like the value of the points here.