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Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies 3/12/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks

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Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies 3/12/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies 3/12/2020 – The Miami-Ohio Redhawks pulled out an upset over the Buffalo Bulls to advance to the next round to face the Northern Illinois Huskies. This game is going to happen at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The two teams face each other this coming Thursday, March 12 at 2:30 PM Eastern Time. It will be ESPN+ that will be airing the game live on television. SofaScore will be handling the online live stream option. Having a well-rested team, Basketball Spread Betting sees the Huskies winning this game over the RedHawks and moving on to the Mid-American Conference tournament semi-finals.

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies 3/12/2020

When: Thursday, March 12, 2:30 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies 3/12/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami-Ohio RedHawks +2.5 (-110) 131.5 o (-110) +125
Northern Illinois Huskies -2.5 (-110) 131.5 u (-110) -145
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Miami-Ohio RedHawks

The Miami-Ohio RedHawks pulled a rabbit out of the hat after beating the Buffalo Bulls by six points to open up the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. In that match, Sibande went crazy as he shot 10-of-14 from the field to finish with 31 points and six rebounds.

He single-handedly carried the RedHawks over the Bulls as the next top scorer is Coleman-Lands who finished with 13 points along with eight rebounds and six assists. In this next game, they need Brown and Grand to step up as well if they want a puncher’s chance to win over the Huskies.

Players to watch: 

N. Sibande G (31 GP 28.7 MIN 13.9 PTS 5.9 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 44 FG% 82 FT% 32 3PT%), D. Brown F (29 GP 22 MIN 9.5 PTS 5.2 REB 0.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.2 TO 40 FG% 79.5 FT% 28.9 3PT%), D. Grant G (32 GP 22.3 MIN 9.3 PTS 3 REB 1.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 36.7 FG% 66.7 FT% 34.2 3PT%).

Northern Illinois Huskies

The Northern Illinois Huskies finished fourth place in Mid-American Conference. The team has a record of 11-7 and overall in the NCAA, they are at 18-13. German is the high scoring guard for this team as he averages 20.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.7 rebounds a night. Much is expected from him as he carried this team on his back in the entire season. James and Hankerson are the next help for him. James is averaging 8.9 points and 7.7 rebounds while Hankerson does 7.5 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists per game.

Players to watch: 

E. German G (31 GP 32.7 MIN 20.5 PTS 4.1 REB 2.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 41.5 FG% 71.9 FT% 33.3 3PT%), L. James F (31 GP 27.3 MIN 8.9 PTS 7.7 REB 0.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 40.3 FG% 65.5 FT% 34 3PT%), T. Hankerson G (31 GP 31.4 MIN 7.5 PTS 3 REB 2 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 46.7 FG% 83.3 FT% 46.1 3PT%).

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Predictions

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Miami-Ohio RedHawks

Miami-Ohio is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami-Ohio’s last 12 games.
RedHawks are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
Miami-Ohio is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Northern Illinois.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami-Ohio’s last 10 games this season.

Northern Illinois Huskies

Northern Illinois is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois’ last 5 games.
Huskies are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Northern Illinois’ last 15 games against Miami-Ohio.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Northern Illinois’ last 18 games this season.

Miami-Ohio RedHawks vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Picks

The Huskies are owning the advantage here as the higher-seeded team over the RedHawks. Betting on College Basketball sees that this is going to be close and all eyes are on the matchup between Sibande and German.

Moneyline: The RedHawks are given the ML of +125 for this game if they pull out an upset victory while the Huskies are at -145.

Spread:  Just 2.5 points separating both teams across the spread with the RedHawks at +2.5 while the Huskies are at -2.5.

Total: The predicted total for this game is 143 points with the Huskies going under while the RedHawks are the team under. 

Score Prediction: 74-71, Northern Illinois Huskies.