Saturday, January 21, 2017
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to play the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 8-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Golden Flashes have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 9-5 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Jonathan Williams comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Steve Taylor averages 15 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 11.9 rebounds per game for Toledo. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 47%.
Jimmy Hall averages 17.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Flashes. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jaylin Walker averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Toledo averages 81.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 38th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 142nd in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 66th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 215th with 13.8 per game. The Rockets allow 79.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 310th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 309th and 36th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 147th place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 323rd in Division 1.
Kent State averages 76.6 points per game this year which ranks them 76th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 249th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 265th in the nation. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 233rd respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Flashes rank 283rd with 14.6 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 194th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 137th and 229th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 140th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 226th place in the nation. The Golden Flashes force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in college basketball.
The Rockets average 80.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 55.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Toledo turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.3%. The Rockets give up 87.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Flashes score 83.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.4 points per game. The Golden Flashes have a rating on offense of 106.7 and 46.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kent State turns it over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 42.3%. The Golden Flashes give up 72.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 8-8 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 10-6 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-8 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-5 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
12/02/16 G Daniel Dzierzawski Dismissed dismissed from team
01/09/17 C Zach Garber Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
11/21/16 G Rosel Hurley Groin out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Taishaun Johnson Eligibility out for season
01/02/17 G Jerrelle DeBerry Personal has left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Kent State
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