Toledo vs Ohio Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/21/2020
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Location: Convocation Center Ohio in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio +1.5
The Toledo Rockets travel to Convocation Center Ohio to play the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 1.5 point favorites.
Toledo comes into this game with an overall record of 10-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 77.0 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 10-8. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 5-12-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 9-8-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/18/20 F Mason McMurray Back is questionable
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Marreon Jackson comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Luke Knapke averages 15.4 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jason Preston averages 15.9 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 7.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Ben Vander Plas averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo averages 77.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 57th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 164th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 27th in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 43rd and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 13.1 per game. The Rockets allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 87th and 208th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 247th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 153rd place in Division 1. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 122nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 190th in the country with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 108th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 98th in the nation. They are 185th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game, and 57th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Bobcats are 169th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Bobcats surrender 68.2 points per contest, which ranks them 158th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 159th and 119th in those defensive statistics. They rank 74th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 89th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 119th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game.
The Rockets are 49th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 149th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 93rd. As a team they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 48th in Division 1. Toledo is 239th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 123rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 150th. They are 229th in D-1 in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 71st. As a unit they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 55th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Toledo/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio +1.5
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