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The Texas State Bobcats take on the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in non-conference action at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio, on Saturday. The Bobcats (0-1), who are looking to rebound from a 71-66 loss at Arkansas Little Rock earlier this week, finished the 2022-23 season by winning three of their final four games. The RedHawks (0-1), who lost at Evansville 72-64 on Monday, are in the midst of a three-game losing streak dating back to last year. This will be the first time the teams will have met.

The game will tip off at 11 a.m. ET. Texas State averaged 66 points per game in 2022-2023, while Miami (OH) averaged 73.7. The Bobcats are 2-point favorites in the latest Texas State vs. Miami (OH) odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 137. Before making any Miami (OH) vs. Texas State picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It went 85-55 on all top-rated college basketball picks last season, returning more than $1,600 for $100 players. Anyone who followed it saw huge returns. 

Now, the model has set its sights on Miami (OH) vs. Texas State and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see the picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Texas State vs. Miami (OH):

  • Texas State vs. Miami (OH) spread: Texas State -2
  • Texas State vs. Miami (OH) over/under: 137 points
  • Texas State vs. Miami (OH) money line: Texas State -133, Miami (OH) +112
  • TXST: The Bobcats have hit the team total over in 18 of their last 25 games (+9.90 units)
  • MIA: The RedHawks have hit the first half game total under in their last 28 games (+28.00 units)
  • Texas State vs. Miami (OH) picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why Miami (OH) can cover

Sophomore guard Ryan Mabrey is the RedHawks' top returning scorer from a year ago. In 2022-23, Mabrey averaged 8.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game with 26 starts in 32 games played. Although he struggled from the floor at times, hitting on 37.5% of his field goals, he was an 87.5% free-throw shooter. He scored 10 points and added four rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes of action on Monday.

Senior transfer Darweshi Hunter is off to a fast start with his new team, scoring 21 points in Monday's opener on 63.6% shooting from the floor, including 75% from 3-point range. He also grabbed six rebounds and had two assists. Hunter played in 60 games with 18 starts the past two seasons at Northern Illinois. He notched nine points and three rebounds per game for the Huskies in 2022-23. See who to back at SportsLine

Why Texas State can cover 

Junior forward Brandon Love registered a double-double in the season-opening loss at Arkansas Little Rock with 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds. It was his first career double-double. In three seasons at Texas State, Love has started eight of 52 games played. Last season, he started seven of 34 games, averaging 3.9 points and 1.8 rebounds, and connecting on 53.7% of his shots from the floor.

After spending his first three seasons at Troy, junior forward Christian Turner was solid in his first game at Texas State. He finished with seven points on 3 of 7 shooting from the field, grabbed six rebounds and added one assist. Last season at Troy, he started 25 of 33 games played, averaging 5.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists. In parts of four collegiate seasons, Turner has started 28 of 94 games, averaging 3.8 points and 2.9 rebounds. See who to back at SportsLine

How to make Texas State vs. Miami (OH) picks

The model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 142 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Miami (OH) vs. Texas State, and which side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that went 85-55 on its top-ranked college basketball picks last season, and find out.