The Miami (OH) RedHawks (5-6) will be at home in John D. Millett Hall when they square off with the Bradley Braves (8-3). Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 21, 2019.
Bradley Braves vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks ATS Preview
The last time the Braves played, they had no trouble getting past the Georgia Southern Eagles, 81-51. With 14 points, Nate Kennell played well for Bradley. Bradley dominated every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.083 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 26.7 (below their season average of 37.0). For those same stats, Georgia Southern was 0.048 and 15.9, respectively.
The RedHawks are trying to rebound after their 70-46 loss to the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals in their last game. With seven points and eight rebounds, Miami (OH)’s Dae Dae Grant had a solid performance. Louisville had a much better free throw rate (0.175 vs. 0.061). Miami (OH), on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (11.6 vs. 12.4).
Miami (OH) might struggle to find the bottom of the net as they square off against one of the country’s best defenses. Bradley ranks 62nd in defensive efficiency while the RedHawks rank 230th in offensive efficiency.
Bradley Braves at Miami (OH) RedHawks Odds Prediction
Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Miami (OH), ATS Winner – Miami (OH), O/U – Under
The RedHawks rank 47th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while the Braves rank 122nd (7.0).
Bradley blocks 3.8 opponent shots per game, which ranks 63rd in the nation. Miami (OH) ranks 75th in blocks allowed per game (3.1).
Bradley ranks 23rd in rebounds per game (40.8) while Miami (OH) ranks 213th in rebounds allowed per game (38.4).
The RedHawks rank 31st in three pointers attempted per game (27.2) while the Braves rank 217th (18.6).
Bradley ranks 24th in assists per game (16.5) while Miami (OH) ranks 145th (12.6).
The RedHawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.6, up from 0.7 for the season.
During their last five games, the Braves have scored an average of 76.8 points per game (3.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 58.4 points per game (4.0 below their season average).