Toledo at Marshall College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/8/2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Cam Henderson Center
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Cam Henderson Center to play the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Marshall as 2.5 point favorites.
Toledo comes into this game with an overall record of 8-1. They currently have a point differential of 17.6 as they are averaging 83.9 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Marshall has an overall record of 5-3. They are averaging 86.4 points per game and surrendering 82.1, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 6-2-0 against the over/under
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaelan Sanford comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Nate Navigato averages 13.4 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Jon Elmore averages 20.0 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. C.J. Burks averages 19.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 83.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 240th with 12.7 per game. The Rockets allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 64th and 85th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 69th place in Division 1. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Marshall is 19th in the country with 86.4 points per game this year. They are 132nd in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 151st in the nation. They are 269th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game, and 43rd in assists per contest with 16.5. The Thundering Herd are 184th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Thundering Herd surrender 82.1 points per contest, which ranks them 330th in D-1. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 320th and 229th in those defensive statistics. They rank 216th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 341st with 42.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Thundering Herd are 346th in country in forcing turnovers with 20.0 per game.
The Rockets are 16th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.4. In terms of pace they are 160th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 31st. As a team they are 13th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 77th in Division 1. Toledo is 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Marshall is 269th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Thundering Herd have an offensive rating of 106.5, which is ranked 151st. They are 7th in D-1 in pace with 81.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 126th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 100th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Marshall college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marshall -2.5
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