Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Toledo Rockets travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 17-12 and a road record of 6-6. They are 13-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-13. The Broncos have an overall record of 11-18 and a home record of 9-5. They have an over/under record of 14-9 and they are 10-13 against the spread.
Nathan Boothe comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Jonathan Williams averages 17.7 points per game in 30.6 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 71%.
Thomas Wilder averages 18.4 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Tucker Haymond averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Toledo averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 92nd in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 153rd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 34th with 10.9 per game. The Rockets allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 184th and 342nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 168th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in the Division 1.
Western Michigan averages 72 points per game this year which ranks them 181st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 227th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 198th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 147th and 283rd respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 138th with 12.4 per game. The Broncos allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 249th and 280th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 244th place in the nation. The Broncos force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in college basketball.
The Rockets average 75.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 61% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Toledo turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.3%. The Rockets give up 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Broncos score 79.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4 points per game. The Broncos have a rating on offense of 104.8 and 48.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.6 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Western Michigan turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Broncos give up 75.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 13-12 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 13-13 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 10-13 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 14-9 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Toledo
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