Miami-Ohio at Ohio: 1/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Ohio Bobcats (6-5) vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks (4-3)
Game Info: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Convocation Center)
Betting Odds: Ohio Bobcats -9 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Miami of Ohio Redhawks and Ohio Bobcats face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Ohio University Convocation Center.
The Miami of Ohio Redhawks isn’t a terrible team, but this seems to be a pretty middle of the road average team that needs to have a little more consistency. Coming into this game they sit with a 4-3 record and have lost two of their last three games, The Redhawks last game came against Northern Illinois, and the defense was the difference in that game giving up only 58 points and that led to the victory. On the seas, Miami of Ohio is averaging 67.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 68 points per game. Miami of Ohio is led by Mekhi Lairy who finished the game with 11.4 points while shooting 51.1 percent from the field and 52.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Ohio Bobcats who sit with a 6-5 record overall One problem for this team is one of their best players, Jason Preston is averaging 16 points per game, but he has missed the last few games with an undisclosed injury. On the season, Ohio is averaging 80 points per game while the defense is giving up 74.4 points per game. Ohio is shooting 48.3 percent from the field and 36.2 percent from behind the three point line. The best player for Ohio has been Dwight Wilson III and on the season he is averaging 16 points while shooting 57.6 percent from the field and 48.3 percent from behind the three point line
The favorite is 12-3 in the last 15 meetings played between the two teams. The home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings played between Miami of Ohio and Ohio. The under is 8-2 in Miami of Ohio’s last 10 road games.The over is 5-0 in Ohio’s last five games overall.
Ohio is the better offensive team and they are going to have no issue running up the score in this game. Look for the Bobcats offense to be the difference in this game as they come away with the victory and the cover of the spread.