Western Michigan vs Toledo Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Western Michigan Broncos vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Toledo -11
The Western Michigan Broncos head to Savage Arena to take on the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 11 point favorites.
Western Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 8-7. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 72.6 points per game while giving up 73.2 per contest. Toledo has an overall record of 8-7. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-7-1 against the spread this season
The Western Michigan Broncos are 7-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 4-10-0 against the spread this season
The Toledo Rockets are 8-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Michael Flowers comes into this game averaging 17.8 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Brandon Johnson averages 14.6 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 8.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Marreon Jackson scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Luke Knapke averages 15.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Western Michigan averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 154th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 263rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 11.3 assists per game, which ranks them 209th and 303rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 289th with 12.1 per game. The Broncos allow 73.2 points per contest, which is 276th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 193rd and 146th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 300th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 107th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 61st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo is 69th in the nation with 76.9 points per contest this season. They are 209th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 45th in the NCAA. They are 40th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 54th in assists per game with 15.3. The Rockets are 203rd in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Rockets give up 68.3 points per game, which ranks them 167th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 72nd and 202nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 188th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 274th with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Rockets are 168th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Broncos are 183rd in the nation in offensive rating with 101.3. In terms of pace they are 196th in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 234th. As a team they are 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 101st in Division 1. Western Michigan is 290th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Toledo is 241st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 73rd. They are 134th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 133rd. As a unit they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 54th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Western Michigan/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Western Michigan +11
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