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Miami (Ohio) RedHawksTennessee State Tigers
2-6December 21, 2013, 05:00 | Gentry Complex1-11



Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Gentry Complex Saturday as host Tennessee State looks to handle the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in NCAA hoops action.

Tennessee State battles the RedHawks, currently sitting with a 2-6 mark (3-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-3 for the Tigers and 3-3 for the RedHawks.

View Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds and Stats.

The Tigers were listed as -1.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 315 and the RedHawks sitting at No. 306.

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Last time out for Miami (Ohio), they were a 69-55 loser as they battled UMKC on the road. The RedHawks got 11 points from Geovonie McKnight, but it was UMKC that prevailed in a 69-55 final on Wednesday at Swinney Recreation Center.

In their last action, Tennessee State was a 64-58 loser on the road against Illinois State. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers got 13 points from Patrick Miller, but it was Illinois State that prevailed in a 64-58 final on Thursday at Redbird Arena.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Tennessee State's No. 185-rated squad against Miami (Ohio)'s No. 236-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Tennessee State rates No. 246 in the country with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 241 nationally with 4.12 per match.

A few RedHawks at Tigers trends to consider:
Miami (Ohio) is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games
Miami (Ohio) is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee State is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games
Tennessee State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home


Next up:
Miami (Ohio) home to Southern Illinois, Sunday, December 29th
Tennessee State at Eastern Illinois, Saturday, December 28th

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