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Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals 12/18/2019 Odds, Spread and Predictions

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Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals 12-18-2019 Odds Spread and Predictions

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals 12/18/2019 – The Louisville Cardinals are proving that they are one of the elite teams as they currently hold a 9-1 record. They lost their first game after being undefeated in their first eight games. Against the struggling Redhawks, who owns a 5-5 record, the Cardinals hope to start another string of wins. This matchup will happen this Wednesday, December 18 at 830pm Easten Time in KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky. ACC Network will feature the game on TV while live streaming is available at SofaScore.The Cardinals are expected to dominate this match against the Redhawks according to Basketball Over Under Prediction.

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals 12/18/2019

When: Wednesday, December 18, 8:30 PM ET
Where: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky
TV: ACC Network
Stream: Sofascore

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals 12/18/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami (OH) +22 (-110) 139 o (-110) +3237
Louisville -22 (-110) 139 u (-110) -5513
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Miami (OH) RedHawks

The Miami (OH) Redhawks are on a high after winning over Mississippi Valley State by 12 points. This team relies much on two players – Nike Sebante and Delonte Brown. Sebante is the top scorer doing 14.9 points to go with 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists per night. Brown has been the more accurate between the two doing 13.3 points per game while shooting 46.8% on the field and 41% from beyond the three-point arc.

Other than the two, Bam Bowan and Melki Lairy had been consistent contributors. Bowman missed three games this season but is healthy for the game against the Cardinals. He mostly contributes double-figures on a good night and a reliable shooter. Lairy had been a good player for the Redhawks doing 8 points per night. Against the Cardinals, they need Lairy and Bowman to be on top of their games to have a chance on even pulling an upset. 

Players to watch:

N. Sibande G 10 GP 27.5 MIN 14.9 PTS 5.4 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 45.9 FG% 83.3 FT% 34.6 3P%, D. Brown F 10 GP 24.8 MIN 13.3 PTS 7 REB 0.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1.5 TO 46.8 FG% 80.6 FT% 41 3P%, B. Bowman F 7 GP 20.7 MIN 9.4 PTS 4 REB 0.6 AST 0.1 STL 0.4 BLK 0.7 TO 55.1 FG% 45.5 FT% 41.2 3P%.

Louisville Cardinals

This is a banner year for NBA prospect Jordan Nwora as he is putting up great numbers from 21.3 points, 7.5 rebounds 1.1 steals and 43.5% beyond the three-point line. A top-caliber talent that will give the Redhawks defense a challenge. Team center Steven Enoch had been great for the team doing 11.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in just 22 minutes of playing time. Other players contributing are Yan McMahon and Dave Sutton. Each player is doing at least 9 points per game. Sutton had been the team’s rebounding leader behind Nwora doing 8.1 rebounds per night. A lot more talent in the Cardinals roster screams more minutes and they are Malik Williams and Samuel Williamson. This team is set to challenge the top teams in the country and Redhawks look like a fly on the wall for them.

Players to Watch:

J. Nwora F 11 GP 30.7 MIN 21.3 PTS 7.5 REB 1.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 48.8 FG% 83.7 FT% 43.5 3P%, S. Enoch C 11 GP 22.1 MIN 11.7 PTS 7.3 REB 0.4 AST 0.2 STL 1.1 BLK 1.3 TO 57.6 FG% 70.4 FT% 26.7 3P%, R. McMahon G 11 GP 29.8 MIN 9.7 PTS 1.2 REB 2.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 42.7 FG% 93.8 FT% 46.7 3P%.

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals Betting Predictions

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Miami (OH) RedHawks

Redhawks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami-Ohio’s last 6 games.
Redhawks are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami-Ohio’s last 5 games on the road.
Miami-Ohio is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games this season.

Louisville Cardinals

Louisville is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Cardinals are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
Louisville is 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Cardinals are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Louisville’s last 11 games played in December.

Miami (OH) RedHawks vs Louisville Cardinals Betting Picks

The Cardinals are expected to trample their competition by more than 20 points according to NCAA Basketball Games Today Odds. The depth of Louisville is just too much to handle by their opponents. It should be interesting to see if the top Redhawks players can hold up and showcase that they belong to the higher stage.

Moneyline: A moneyline of +3237 is handed to the Redhawks if they manage to pull an upset over the Cardinals. Louiseville is at -5513.

Spread: The spread between Louisville and Miami OH is 22 points. Cardinals are at -22 and Redhawks are given the other end of the stick at +22.

Total: Both teams are expected to reach the 139 total with Redhawks going over while Cardinals are the team under.

Score Prediction: 82-55, Cardinals win.