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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Western Michigan Broncos in Battle with Miami-Ohio RedHawks

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Western Michigan Broncos vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks battle Saturday at Millett Hall as the RedHawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Miami-Ohio RedHawks as 2-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Western Michigan Broncos vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Michigan Broncos will look to cover the spread vs the Miami-Ohio RedHawks on Saturday, as the Broncos are 6-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the RedHawks are 8-4 ATS. Western Michigan is 6-6 against the total, while Miami-Ohio is 5-6-1 versus the total betting line.

The RedHawks - Broncos odds would favor the Broncos if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami-Ohio is rated No. 223 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Western Michigan is at No. 125.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Miami-Ohio's No. 168-ranked offense, averaging 73.29 PPG, against a Broncos defense that ranks No. 142 at 71.57 PPG. The RedHawks field goal percentage has averaged 45.19% so far, less than the Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.28% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Broncos got 26 points from Josh Davis as Western Michigan ran past Akron 87-75 on Tuesday at University Arena in Read Fieldhouse.

Miami-Ohio earned a 77-72 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Dalonte Brown at Stroh Center.

Betting Trends
  • Western Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Western Michigan is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Miami-Ohio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Miami-Ohio is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Western Michigan
  • Miami-Ohio is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Western Michigan
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami-Ohio's last 5 games when playing Western Michigan

Next Betting Matchups

Western Michigan at Toledo, Tuesday, January 9th
Miami-Ohio at Kent State, Tuesday, January 9th