Toledo Rockets vs Bowling Green Falcons Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 2/8/2020
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bowling Green -3.5
The Toledo Rockets head to Stroh Center to take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 3.5 point favorites.
Toledo comes into this game with an overall record of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Bowling Green has an overall record of 17-6. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 6-16-0 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 12-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 8-12-1 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Marreon Jackson comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Luke Knapke averages 15.8 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 8.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Justin Turner scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Dylan Frye averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 75.5 points per contest, which is 74th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 180th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 31st in the nation. They average 38.0 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 78th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 244th with 12.6 per game. The Rockets allow 70.2 points per contest, which is 202nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 112th and 275th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 247th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 123rd place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 83rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 70th in the nation with 75.7 points per contest this season. They are 246th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 179th in the NCAA. They are 20th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.1 boards per contest and 233rd in assists per game with 12.5. The Falcons are 343rd in turnovers per contest with 10.5. The Falcons give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 260th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 106th and 246th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 10.9 dimes allowed per game and 314th with 38.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 82nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Rockets are 54th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 183rd in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 94th. As a team they are 75th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 47th in Division 1. Toledo is 254th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 349th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 104.7, which is ranked 109th. They are 81st in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 253rd. As a unit they are 239th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 207th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toledo +3.5
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