Buffalo vs Miami (OH): MAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 2 seed Buffalo Bulls (14-7) are  favorites in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals over the No. 7 seed Miami (OH) RedHawks (12-10) on Thursday at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The game begins at 4:00 PM ET and airs on ESPN+, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Buffalo Betting Information

  • Buffalo has compiled a 13-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls are 4-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least an 8-point favorite.
  • In 50% of their games this season (10/20), the Buffalo and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Bulls got a team-high 21 points from Jeenathan Williams on the way to an 81-67 win against Kent State on Friday. They were favored by 5.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 148 points to go under the 154.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Buffalo Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jeenathan Williams 21 17.2 7.0 2.5 1.0 0.5 1.1
Josh Mballa 18 14.9 9.9 2.1 1.7 0.4 0.2
Jayvon Graves 21 14.6 6.0 4.0 1.6 0.8 1.5
Ronaldo Segu 21 12.8 3.4 4.4 0.9 0.1 1.7
LaQuill Hardnett 21 6.6 4.3 1.1 1.0 0.6 0.2

Miami (OH) Betting Information

  • Miami (OH) has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 9-10-2 record.
  • For the third time this season, the RedHawks are at least an 8-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-2 against the spread.
  • 13 of Miami (OH)’s 21 games (61.9%) this season have gone over the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the RedHawks saw Dalonte Brown score a team-high 29 points to lead them to an 84-79 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday. They covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams scored 163 total points to top the 147.5-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Miami (OH) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dae Dae Grant 22 13.7 3.1 2.4 0.9 0.0 2.5
Dalonte Brown 22 13.4 7.5 0.9 0.5 0.5 1.7
Mekhi Lairy 22 13.2 2.8 3.4 1.0 0.1 1.5
Isaiah Coleman-Lands 21 7.7 2.9 3.0 0.7 0.0 1.1
James Beck 22 7.4 4.9 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.0

Total Facts

  • Buffalo’s games this year have gone over the point total for Thursday’s matchup (151 points) in 14 out of 21 opportunities (66.7% of matchups).
  • Eight Miami (OH) games this year (36.4% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Thursday’s point total of 151 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 151 is 4.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bulls (82.7 points per game) and the RedHawks (72.7 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 144.2 points per game, 6.8 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Bulls have seen a 155.4 average over/under in their games this season, 4.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • RedHawks games have an over/under of 144.2 points this season, 6.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2021 Buffalo Buffalo -7.5 150.5 -340 +265 Regular Season 88-64 BUFF
12/15/2020 Buffalo Miami (OH) -4 146 -196 +157 Regular Season 90-62 BUFF
3/9/2020 Buffalo Buffalo -9 152.5 -480 +352 Conference Tournament 85-79 MIA OH
3/3/2020 Buffalo Buffalo -9 150 -475 +345 Regular Season 75-69 BUFF
1/10/2020 Buffalo Miami (OH) -1.5 159 -125 +103 Regular Season 83-78 BUFF
3/1/2019 N/A Miami (OH) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-69 BUFF
1/12/2019 N/A Buffalo N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-64 BUFF

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