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Wright State vs. Miami-Ohio - 12/5/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Miami-Ohio RedHawks (4-4) at Wright State Raiders (4-4)
Date & Time Wednesday December 5, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Wright State Raiders -6.5 -- Over/Under: 141
TV Channel
ESPN3
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NCAA BB | Miami-Ohio RedHawks (4-4) at Wright State Raiders (4-4)
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The Miami (OH) RedHawks and Wright State Raiders meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Nutter Center.

The Miami (OH) RedHawks look for a big road victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are averaging 74.7 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 77.3 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Nike Sibande is averaging 17.1 points and 1.9 assists while Dalonte Brown is averaging 15.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Mekhi Lairy is dishing 1.3 assists and Darrian Ringo is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have lost their last four road games.

The Wright State Raiders look for a big home victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Wright State Raiders are averaging 74.4 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 48.4 percent shooting. Billy Wampler is averaging 15.3 points and 1.3 assists while Loudon Love is averaging 15 points and 10.1 rebounds. Cole Gentry is the third double-digit scorer and Mark Hughes is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Wright State Raiders are shooting 40.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Wright State Raiders are allowing 43.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game. The Wright State Raiders have won all four home games this season.

The Red Hawks are 15-35-1 ATS in their last 51 Wednesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Raiders are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Mid-American. The Red Hawks are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The underdog is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 4-0 in Raiders last 4 home games.

Both of these teams have had issues on the defensive end, but the Wright State Raiders have been a different team at home where they're outscoring teams by 16.7 points. Wright State has also been money ATS on its home court, which includes six straight covers. The Miami (OH) RedHawks are being ooutscored by over 20 points on the road this season while shooting just 36.5 percent from the field. No, thank you. Wright State should win this game and cover the reasonable line. 

Pick:
Wright State Raiders -6.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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