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Miami (OH) vs Bowling Green Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 21st Betting Odds
RedHawks vs Falcons Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Miami (OH) RedHawks at Bowling Green Falcons
- Where: Bowling Green at Stroh Center
- Date: Saturday, January 21st
- Betting Odds: Miami (OH) +3.5, MIAOH +141 | BOWLGR -176 O/U 156.5
Miami (OH) will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Bowling Green in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. So far, the RedHawks have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 1-4. For the season, Miami (OH) has been the underdog in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 2-9. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the RedHawks being +3.5 point underdogs.
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 50.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.17 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 18 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.
Bowling Green will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Miami (OH) in order to snap their current 3 game losing streak. So far this season, Bowling Green has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Falcons as the -3.5 point favorites. The Falcons have been favored 6 times, going 3-3 straight up.
Bowling Green’s leading scorer this season is Leon Ayers III, who is averaging 17.67 points per contest. So far, III has accounted for 21.12% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.5 rebounds per game and 3.28 assists. Samari Curtis is the second leading scorer for the Falcons, averaging 11.78 points per game. Between him and Curtis, they are accounting for 35.2% of the team’s scoring.
Bowling Green comes into today’s matchup vs Miami (OH), looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 80.3 points per game. Through 18 games, they have hit 43.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Falcons have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 226th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Miami (OH) RedHawks +3.5
Heading into this matchup between the Bowling Green Falcons and Miami (OH) RedHawks we have a strong lean on taking the points with Miami (OH) at +3.5. 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 +3.5. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.
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