Miami-Ohio at Buffalo: 3/11/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Buffalo Bulls (14-7) vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks (12-10)
Game Info: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse)
Betting Odds: Buffalo Bulls -7 -- Over/Under: 150.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Miami of Ohio Redhawks and Buffalo Bulls face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at Quicken Loans Arena.
These two teams faced off once this year and BUffalo came away with the 88-64 victory.
The Miami of Ohio Redhawks come into this game with a 12-10 record overall but they have won four of their last five games overall. In the last game against Bowling Green it took overtime, but they were able to come away with an 84-79 victory. Miami of Ohio on the season is averaging 72.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.9 points per game. Miami is shooting 43.6 percent from the field and 36.4 percent from behind the three point line. Dae Dae Grant has been the best player for Miami of Ohio averaging 13.7 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Buffalo Bulls who sit with a 14-7 record overall and they have won five games in a row. Buffalo is a team that wants to push the pace and run up the score, but at times their defense has let them down. Buffalo is averaging 82.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.2 points per game. Buffalo is shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 32.7 percent from behind the three point line. Jeenathan Williams has been the best player for Buffalo averaging 17.3 points while shooting 48.1 percent from the field and 31.9 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 6-2 in Miami of Ohio’s last eight games against the MAC. The over is 18-7-1 in Buffalo’s last 26 games played on Thursday. The over is 10-4-1 in Buffalo’s last 16 neutral site games.
Buffalo is going to run up the score and they should have no issue running up the score in this game. Look for Miami of Ohio to struggle to score in this game and that will lead to Buffalo coming away with a cover of the spread.