Ball State at Toledo College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 8 point favorites.
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Ball State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-8. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Toledo has an overall record of 15-6. They are averaging 81.1 points per game and surrendering 75.1, good for a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 6-9 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 10-8 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 10-8 against the over/under this year
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
01/27/18 G Jeremie Tyler Dismissed is out for season
01/07/18 G Jontrell Walker Legal problems is out indefinitely
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tayler Persons averages 14.9 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 75%. Kyle Mallers averages 10.8 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Tre'Shaun Fletcher averages 18.7 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Jaelan Sanford averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ball State averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 105th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 119th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 204th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 112th and 103rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 112th with 14.1 per game. The Cardinals allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 276th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 150th and 289th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 226th place in college basketball. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo is 39th in the country with 81.1 points per game this year. They are 41st in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in college basketball. They are 99th in the nation in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 64th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Rockets are 253rd in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Rockets surrender 75.1 points per contest, which ranks them 252nd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 156th and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 150th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 1st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 9.9 per game this season.
The Cardinals are 238th in the country in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 157th. They are 95th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 110th. As a unit they are 94th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 94th in D-1. Ball State is 111th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 170th in the country.
Toledo is 252nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 135th in the nation. The Rockets are 23rd in the country in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 264th. In terms of pace they are 125th in Division 1 with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 21st. As a team they are 22nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 79th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ball State/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toledo -8
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