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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the IUPU Fort Wayne vs Miami (Ohio) battle Saturday at Memorial Coliseum as the Mastodons look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
IUPU Fort Wayne battles the RedHawks, currently sitting with a 3-2 mark (2-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Mastodons and 1-1 for the RedHawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 72-ranked Mastodons and the No. 305-rated RedHawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-61 win for the Mastodons on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features IUPU Fort Wayne's No. 176-ranked scoring average of 68.1 PPG, against a RedHawks defense rated No. 246 and allowing 69.6 PPG. The Mastodons FG% has averaged 41.3% to date this season, more than the RedHawks shooters have managed so far (38.4% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Miami (Ohio) owns the country's No. 287-rated mark, allowing 78.7 points per game on the highway. IUPU Fort Wayne, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.
Miami (Ohio) was a 76-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against James Madison. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Miami (Ohio) got 21 points from Reggie Johnson en route to a 76-58 victory over James Madison on Saturday at Millett Hall.
IUPU Fort Wayne was a 54-49 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Navy. IUPU Fort Wayne got 10 points from Isaiah McCray but lost anyway, 54-49, to Navy on Wednesday at Alumni Hall.
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Evansville are 2-3
After playing James Madison are 0-1
After a win are 2-8
A few RedHawks at Mastodons trends to consider:
Miami (Ohio) is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) at Evansville, Wednesday, December 5
IUPU Fort Wayne at Valparaiso, Wednesday, December 5