Toledo at Western Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/23/2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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The Toledo Rockets travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 1.5 point favorites.
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Toledo heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 79.9 points per contest while giving up 74.8 per game. Western Michigan has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 71.7, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 8-8 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tre'Shaun Fletcher averages 18.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Jaelan Sanford averages 16.5 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Thomas Wilder averages 17.4 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Josh Davis averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 79.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 72nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 15th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 245th with 12.6 per game. The Rockets allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 245th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 178th and 232nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 40th place in college basketball. They force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Western Michigan is 157th in the country with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 238th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 146th in college basketball. They are 128th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game, and 237th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Broncos are 319th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Broncos surrender 71.7 points per contest, which ranks them 166th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 163rd and 301st in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest and 203rd with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 251st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Rockets are 262nd in the country in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 49th. They are 128th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 38th. As a unit they are 38th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 80th in D-1. Toledo is 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 163rd in the country.
Western Michigan is 319th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 245th in the nation. The Broncos are 139th in the country in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 186th. In terms of pace they are 175th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 232nd. As a team they are 226th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 221st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Western Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Western Michigan +1.5
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