Marshall Thundering Herd vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 12/21/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Marshall Thundering Herd vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
The Toledo Rockets (7-3) will try to beat the Marshall Thundering Herd (7-5) at Savage Arena on Tuesday.
The Marshall Thundering Herd stepped onto the hardwood against UNI and took a loss by a final of 75-60 in their last game. Marshall ended the contest having earned a 40.0% FG percentage (20 out of 50) and made 8 of 28 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Thundering Herd converted 12 of 16 shots for a percentage of 75.0%. In reference to grabbing boards, they compiled 24 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 13 dimes in the game while forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and earning 5 steals. With regard to the defense, Marshall allowed 43.5% from the floor on 27 out of 62 shooting. UNI distributed 17 assists and had 10 steals in the matchup. In addition, UNI pulled down 36 rebounds (11 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't notch a block. UNI ended up shooting 92.9% from the charity stripe by making 13 of 14 tries. They also made 8 out of their 26 shots from beyond the perimeter. In the matter of fouls, the Thundering Herd ended up finishing with 13 and UNI finished the game with 17 fouls.
Obinna Anochili-Killen is one guy who was important in this matchup. He totaled 22 points on 7 of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 34 mins and also totaled 5 boards. He ended up going 70.0% from the floor and also earned 1 assist.
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Marshall will enter this matchup with a mark of 7-5 this year. They currently have an average of 79.7 points per outing (44th in Division 1) while hitting 45.7% from the field. The Thundering Herd are shooting 28.7% on 3-pointers (85 of 296) and 71.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Marshall is snagging 40.6 rebounds per game and has 180 assists on the year, which is 54th in the nation in terms of passing. They are turning it over 13.8 times per contest and as a unit they commit 15.3 fouls per game.
On defense, the Thundering Herd are forcing their opponents into 15.2 turnovers every game and they draw 15.8 personal fouls. They currently rank 253rd in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 152 relinquished for the campaign. The Thundering Herd are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 41.8% (323 of 772) and they surrender 38.3 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are conceding 32.6% from 3-point land and they are ranked 296th in college hoops in PPG allowed (73.6).
When they last played, the Toledo Rockets took a defeat with a final score of 72-69 when they faced Richmond. The Rockets were able to collect 34 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 40 in this game. They also turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 4 steals for this game. Richmond was called for 11 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Rockets to the free throw line for a total of 7 attempts. They were able to convert 3 of the free throw tries for a rate of 42.9%. In relation to shots from 3-point land, Toledo converted 10 out of 21 attempts (47.6%). When the game finished, the Rockets went 28 for 59 from the field which had them sitting at 47.5%. The Rockets permitted Richmond to knock down 22 of their 62 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 35.5% for the contest. They finished shooting 40.6% from three-point range by connecting on 13 of 32 and ended up shooting 15 of 23 from the free throw line (65.2%). In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Toledo permitted Richmond to pull down 35 overall (9 on the offensive side).
Setric Millner ended up having an impact for the Rockets for the matchup. He buried 10 out of 16 for this game for a field goal rate of 62.5%, and totaled 8 rebounds. He tallied 25 points in his 35 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist in the game.
Toledo has a mark of 7-3 on the year. The Rockets have committed 15.7 fouls per contest while shooting 75.1% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 14.3 times per contest (126th in the nation) and they are giving up possession 12.1 times per contest. Toledo has accumulated 764 points so far this season (76.4 per contest) and they grab 40.7 boards per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rockets are connecting on 45.4% from the field, which ranks 136th in college hoops.
The Toledo defense gives up 31.4% on three-point shots (83 of 264) and their opponents are knocking down 62.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 14.1 assists and 33.7 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 280th and 133rd in the country. The Rockets defensively are ranked 206th in college basketball in points given up per game with 69.1. They are forcing 11.7 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 41.8% from the floor (161st in the nation).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toledo and under the total points
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