The Miami (OH) RedHawks host a MACtion battle on Tuesday evening at Yager Stadium. Miami is 4-5 overall and 2-3 in MAC play this, aiming to get back to the .500 mark with a win. The RedHawks will face the Ohio Bobcats in the sixth MAC game for both sides in 2022. Ohio is on a four-game winning streak with a 4-1 mark against MAC foes and a 6-3 overall record.
Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bobcats as 2.5-point road favorites for this 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff. The total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, or the over/under, is 52 in the latest Ohio vs. Miami odds. Before locking in any Miami vs. Ohio picks or MACtion predictions, you need to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Ohio vs. Miami and locked in its MACtion picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the odds and college football betting lines for Miami vs. Ohio:
- Ohio vs. Miami spread: Ohio -2.5
- Ohio vs. Miami over/under: 52 points
- Ohio vs. Miami money line: Ohio -140, Miami +118
- OH: The Bobcats are 6-3 against the spread this season
- MIA: The RedHawks are 4-5 against the spread this season
- Ohio vs. Miami picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why Ohio can cover
Ohio is led by a dynamic passing tandem in Kurtis Rourke and Sam Wiglusz. Rourke is in the top 20 of the country with 2,725 passing yards and 21 passing touchdowns this season, and he has only four interceptions in 2022. Rourke generated 317 passing yards and five touchdowns last week, and he is the centerpiece of the MAC's best passing offense. On the outside, Wiglusz has 55 catches for 710 yards and nine touchdowns in nine games, and Ohio leads the MAC with 309.4 passing yards per game.
The Bobcats are also in the top two of the conference in yards per attempt, completion rate, touchdown passes, interceptions and points per game. Ohio is No. 1 in the conference with 431.9 passing yards per game, and Miami will have a difficult time matching that production. The RedHawks are last in the MAC in total offense, passing offense, and third down efficiency, with Miami also ranking in the bottom three of the conference in completion rate, yards per pass attempt and points per game this season.
Why Miami (OH) can cover
The RedHawks have been only modestly productive on offense this season, but Miami is highly effective in the running game. Miami is averaging 150.1 yards per game on the ground, and the RedHawks should greatly benefit from a porous Ohio defense. The Bobcats are last in the MAC in total defense (481.9 yards allowed per game) and passing defense this season, with Ohio giving up 8.3 yards per pass attempt.
Opponents are averaging 33.2 points per game against Ohio, and Miami is the better defensive team in this matchup. In fact, the RedHawks lead the MAC in scoring defense and rushing defense, with opponents averaging 21.4 points per game and 107.8 rushing yards per game. Miami is also No. 2 in the conference in total defense, giving up fewer than 350 total yards per game, and the RedHawks are holding opposing offenses to a 60.2% completion rate and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
How to make Miami (OH) vs. Ohio picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 53 combined points. It also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only get the model's picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Ohio vs. Miami? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to back, all from the advanced model that has crushed its college football picks, and find out.