Central Michigan vs Toledo Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Toledo -7.5
The Central Michigan Chippewas travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 7.5 point favorites.
Central Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 9-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 84.4 points per game while giving up 76.5 per contest. Toledo has an overall record of 9-7. They are averaging 76.3 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 8-5-0 against the over/under
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 4-11-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kevin McKay comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. David DiLeo averages 13.8 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marreon Jackson averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Luke Knapke averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Central Michigan averages 84.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 119th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 126th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 181st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 267th with 12.5 per game. The Chippewas allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 317th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 308th and 330th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 234th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 306th place in Division 1. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo is 74th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 195th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 53rd in the nation. They are 31st in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game, and 48th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Rockets are 189th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Rockets surrender 67.7 points per contest, which ranks them 151st in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 61st and 145th in those defensive statistics. They rank 185th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 254th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 137th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Chippewas have an offensive rating of 109.6, which is ranked 31st. They are 9th in college basketball in pace with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 109th. As a unit they are 83rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 165th in D-1. Central Michigan is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Toledo is 223rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 74th. They are 149th in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 118th. As a unit they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 65th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Central Michigan/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toledo -7.5
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