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Miami (Ohio) RedHawks battle vs Illinois-Chicago Flames highlights college basketball odds menu

Illinois-Chicago FlamesMiami (Ohio) RedHawks
Dec 22, 1:30 PM | Millett Hall

Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks try to run the Illinois-Chicago Flames off the court at Millett Hall in college hoops action.

The RedHawks are 3-6 so far on the season, and 3-5 ATS vs. the number. The Flames, meanwhile, are 9-2 and 8-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami (Ohio) go 4-2 and the Flames go 2-4 on the totals.

View Illinois-Chicago vs Miami (Ohio) Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The RedHawks sit at No. 304 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Flames sit at No. 40 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Flames will win this game 74-54.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Flames is ranked No. 240 in NCAA hoops at 33.7 per game. Contrast that with Miami (Ohio)’s No. 338 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Miami (Ohio) is the No. 101-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while Illinois-Chicago rates No. 56 at 7.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Illinois-Chicago owns the country's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 57.2 points per game on the highway. Miami (Ohio), on the other hand, rates No. 75 in scoring at home.

Illinois-Chicago was a 70-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Western Illinois. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Flames endured a 70-54 loss at the hands of the Leathernecks on Tuesday, despite a 15-point effort from Joey Miller at Western Hall.

Miami (Ohio) was a 67-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wright State. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Miami (Ohio) got 16 points from Allen Roberts but lost anyway, 67-59, to Wright State on Wednesday at Nutter Center.

Illinois-Chicago Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toledo are 3-3
After playing Western Illinois are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Wright State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Flames at RedHawks trends to consider:
Illinois-Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Illinois-Chicago is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Miami (Ohio) is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Illinois-Chicago at Toledo, Saturday, December 29
Miami (Ohio) home to Wilmington Oh, Sunday, December 30