Betting on today's Catamounts and RedHawks game? Catch the action at Millett Hall in Oxford, OH, as the RedHawks hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The Catamounts are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the RedHawks. The over/under for the game is set at 139.5 points.


The Pick: Miami (OH) RedHawks +7.5

This game will be played at Millett Hall at 1:00 ET on Friday, December 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the RedHawks.
  • Not only will Miami (OH) pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Favored Vermont?

Vermont improved to 9-4 on the season after defeating Toledo 86-60 in their last game. They have a 4-0 record at home, while they are 3-3 on the road. Vermont currently has an ATS record below .500 at 4-6, including a 2-3 record against the spread in their last five games.

Vermont comes in with an over/under record of 3-7-0 through 13 games, with their games averaging a combined 134.8 points per game so far. The Catamounts' have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

In their latest game, Vermont offense put up 86 points against Toledo. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 54.1% and made 10 threes. Leading the team in scoring was TJ Long with 19 points. Matt Veretto also added 16 points for the Catamounts.

Coming into today's game, the Vermont defense is giving up an average of 63.0 points per contest. Against Toledo in their most recent game, the Vermont defense gave up a total of 60 points while allowing Toledo to hit 31% of their shots.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog Miami (OH)?

The Vermont Catamounts come into this game with an overall record of 4-6. In their previous ten games at home, Miami (OH) has a 6-4 record, which includes last year. Miami (OH) has a winning record against the spread at 5-4. Over their last five games, they are 3-1 vs. the spread.

In 10 games, Miami (OH) comes in with an over/under mark of 6-3-0, with their games averaging 145 points per game. The RedHawks' last five games have finished with a combined 147 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Miami (OH)'s offense scored 82 points against Wright State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.2%, and they went 9/11 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is Darweshi Hunter, who is averaging 13.2 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Evan Ipsaro also maintains a PPG average of 8.2 heading into game.

The RedHawks' defense is presently ranked 86th nationally, allowing an average of 66.6 points per contest. In today's game, the Miami (OH) defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 2 three-pointers while giving up 92 points.