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Buffalo vs Miami (OH) Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 10th Betting Odds
Bulls vs RedHawks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Buffalo Bulls at Miami (OH) RedHawks
- Where: Oxford at Millett Hall
- Date: Tuesday, January 10th
- Betting Odds: Buffalo -3, BUF -162 | MIAOH +133 O/U 156.5
Buffalo will take the floor against the RedHawks with an overall record of 8-7. So far, the Bulls have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 1-4. This season, Buffalo has been favored to win in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 2-1. For today’s contest, Buffalo has a betting line set -3 points in their favor.
Buffalo will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Curtis Jones who is averaging 15.07 points per game for the Bulls. Jones is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bulls’ offensive game plan is the play of Isaiah Adams who has hit 39.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.6 points per game.
Buffalo comes into today’s matchup vs Miami (OH), looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 79.9 points per game. Through 15 games, they have hit 45.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bulls have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 273rd in possessions per game.
Through 15 games, the Miami (OH) RedHawks have an overall record of 6-9. Currently, the RedHawks have been the home team 11 times, sitting with a record of 5-6. So far, the RedHawks have been the underdog 9 times, going 1-8 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.
Miami (OH) will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Mekhi Lairy who is averaging 17.33 points per game for the RedHawks. Lairy is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the RedHawks’ offensive game plan is the play of Anderson Mirambeaux who has hit 48.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.47 points per game.
On offense, Miami (OH) is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 75.2 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 15 games, they have only hit 34.7% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 42.59% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Free Spread Prediction: Miami (OH) RedHawks +3
Heading into this matchup between the Buffalo Bulls and Miami (OH) RedHawks we have a strong lean on taking the points with Miami (OH) at +3. Both team’s are going to come into this game looking to get up looks from outside, as they are both average team’s in terms of 3-pointers made per game. Look for Miami (OH) to benefit from facing another squad looking to turn this into a 3-point shooting contest. When looking at the line, we see tremendous value in taking the Miami (OH) RedHawks at +3. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.
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