Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 14-9 and a road record of 5-4. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Bulls have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Nathan Boothe comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Jonathan Williams averages 18.1 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Toledo. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Lamonte Bearden averages 13.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Blake Hamilton averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Toledo averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game which ranks them 156th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 48th with 11.4 per game. The Rockets allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 330th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 81st and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 160th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in the Division 1.
Buffalo averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 120th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 250th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 294th in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 51st and 206th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 305th with 14.4 per game. The Bulls allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 147th and 93rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the nation. The Bulls force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in college basketball.
The Rockets average 75.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.4 and they assist on 61.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Toledo turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.4%. The Rockets give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulls score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 81 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Bulls have a rating on offense of 104.4 and 50.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Buffalo turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.4%. The Bulls give up 71.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 10-9 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 10-10 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-7 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-11 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo
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