Toledo at Western Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Toledo Rockets travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 6 point favorites.
Toledo comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.3 as they are averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. Western Michigan has an overall record of 6-9. They are averaging 72.2 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 6-5-2 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
11/20/18 G Bryce Moore Knee is out for season
11/09/18 G Jason Whitens Knee is out for season
Jaelan Sanford comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 88%. Nate Navigato averages 12.6 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Michael Flowers averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Seth Dugan averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 81.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 148th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 45th in the nation. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 258th with 12.5 per game. The Rockets allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 94th and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 184th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 97th place in Division 1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Western Michigan is 228th in the country with 72.2 points per game this year. They are 232nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 211th in the nation. They are 100th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game, and 275th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Broncos are 84th in turnovers per game with 14.7. The Broncos surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 203rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 214th in those defensive statistics. They rank 205th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 134th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 16th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per game.
The Rockets are 42nd in the nation in offensive rating with 112.6. In terms of pace they are 119th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 93rd. As a team they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 89th in Division 1. Toledo is 283rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Western Michigan is 72nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 211th. They are 247th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 213th. As a unit they are 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 86th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Western Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Western Michigan +6
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