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NCAAB Miami RedHawks vs Ohio Buckeyes Prediction 12/6/2023

The Miami (OH) RedHawks (4-3) travel to face off against the Ohio State Buckeyes (7-1) on Wednesday, December 6th. This game will be played at Value City Arena in Columbus and televised on B1G+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Ohio State Buckeyes

The Miami (OH) RedHawks Are Coming Off A Win

Miami (OH) comes into the game with a 4-3 record after playing seven games. In their last five road games, which includes last year, Miami (OH) has gone 1-4. Miami (OH) has a current against the spread record of 3-3 heading into today’s game. In their last five games, the team is 3-1 ATS.

Looking at their over/under performance through seven games, Miami (OH) has an over/under record of 3-3-0, with their games averaging 140.5 points per game on average. In their most recent three games, the RedHawks’ over/under record is 1-1, with their games averaging 142 points per game.

The Ohio State Buckeyes Are Coming Off A Win

With their ninth game of the season approaching, Ohio State currently holds a record of 7-1. In games played on the road, the Buckeyes are 1-0, while they are 5-1 when playing at home. Ohio State currently has an ATS record of 3-4, sitting below .500. When examining their performance in the last five games, they have a 2-3 record vs. the spread.

Through eight games, Ohio State has an over/under record of 4-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 144.6 points per game so far. In the Buckeyes’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 146 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.

Miami (OH) Offense Breakdown

Miami (OH) is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 79 points vs. Marshall. This figure is more than their season average of 71.7 points per game. One area that the Miami (OH) offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 82nd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 44%.

Darweshi Hunter (G) 13.4 5.1 2.1
Evan Ipsaro (G) 9.1 1.9 2.9
Mekhi Cooper (G) 8.9 2.7 2.7

Ohio State Offense Breakdown

The Ohio State offense is coming off a game where they scored 88 points against Central Michigan. They posted a field goal percentage of 47% and connected on 7 threes. Bruce Thornton led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points. Additionally, Felix Okpara contributed 14 points for the Buckeyes.

Bruce Thornton (G) 19.2 2.5 4.5
Roddy Gayle Jr. (G) 14.6 5.4 3.9
Jamison Battle (F) 14.0 4.8 0.9

Miami (OH) Team Defense

Currently, the RedHawks’ defense holds the 70th rank in the nation, allowing 66.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Miami (OH)’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 25.9% this season.

Ohio State Team Defense

So far, the Buckeyes’ defense is ranked 58th in the country at 65.8 points per contest. The Ohio State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 61 points and allowed Central Michigan to connect on 7 threes.

RedHawks vs Buckeyes Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Miami (OH) has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-4 while averaging 68 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Buckeyes have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 70 points per game in this stretch.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the RedHawks have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • Ohio State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

RedHawks vs Buckeyes Prediction

In this Buckeyes vs. Buckeyes matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Buckeyes at -21.5. While we project the Buckeyes to win 76-68, our recommendation is to bet on the RedHawks for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 147, and our model predicts the RedHawks and Buckeyes to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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