Toledo at Eastern Michigan NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Convocation Center to play the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 2.5 point favorites.
Toledo comes into this game with an overall record of 20-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 78.8 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. Eastern Michigan has an overall record of 11-14. They are averaging 69.6 points per game and surrendering 69.4, good for a point differential of 0.2.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 15-9-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 10-11-0 against the over/under
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaelan Sanford comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 87%. Nate Navigato averages 12.4 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Elijah Minnie averages 13.9 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Paul Jackson averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 78.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 52nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 137th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 67th in the nation. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 289th with 11.8 per game. The Rockets allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 31st and 35th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 238th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 34th place in Division 1. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan is 268th in the country with 69.6 points per game this year. They are 152nd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 339th in the nation. They are 114th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 274th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Eagles are 106th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Eagles surrender 69.4 points per contest, which ranks them 131st in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 115th in those defensive statistics. They rank 345th with 16.8 assists allowed per contest and 156th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 213th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game.
The Rockets are 54th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.3. In terms of pace they are 115th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 96th. As a team they are 90th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 91st in Division 1. Toledo is 311th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Eastern Michigan is 92nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 103, which is ranked 189th. They are 300th in D-1 in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 219th. As a unit they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 257th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Eastern Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan +2.5
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