Toledo Rockets vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 1/26/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Miami RedHawks
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Location: Millett Hall in Oxford, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Toledo (-5)
Millett Hall is the venue where and the Miami RedHawks (7-4) will take on the Toledo Rockets (13-4) on Tuesday. Toledo opens this matchup as 5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 146.
Toledo comes into this one with a record of 13-4 for the year. The Rockets are connecting on 38.9% from downtown (183 of 471) and 77.0% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 79.8 pts per game (43rd in D-1) while hitting 44.7% from the floor. They cough up possession 11.4 times per game and as a squad they are committing 15.9 fouls per game. As a unit, Toledo is pulling down 37.5 boards per game and has earned 286 dimes so far this season, which ranks 5th in Division 1 in terms of passing. On the defensive end, the Rockets have forced 13.2 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.1 fouls. They are surrendering 28.7% from 3-point land while they are 181st in the country in points per game allowed (70.3). The Rockets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 42.6% (444 of 1,043) and they surrender 36.6 boards per contest as a unit. They currently rank 303rd in the country in giving up assists to the opposition with 215 conceded this season.
The Toledo Rockets faced off with the Kent State Golden Flashes and went home with a win by a final score of 76-74 in their last contest. Toledo ended the contest with a 49.2% FG percentage (29 out of 59) and made 8 of 26 shots from distance. When they shot from the free throw line, the Rockets converted 10 of their 11 attempts for a rate of 90.9%. In regard to grabbing boards, they earned 26 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 14 dimes in this matchup while earning 7 steals and 3 blocked shots. In regard to the defense, Toledo let their opponent shoot 49.2% from the floor on 29 out of 59 shooting. Kent State recorded 13 dimes and had 8 steals for this game. Additionally, the Golden Flashes grabbed 38 boards (13 offensive, 25 defensive) and added 3 blocked shots. Kent State finished 73.9% when shooting free throws by converting 17 of 23 tries. They also knocked down 7 of their 23 shots from 3-point land.
Marreon Jackson is someone who was a major contributor in the game. He totaled 31 points on 12 out of 22 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38 mins played and pulled down 3 boards. Jackson finished the contest at 54.5% from the floor and also totaled 5 dimes. Another guy that was a major contributor in this game for the Rockets was Ryan Rollins. He totaled 5 boards and had 2 assists. He ended up shooting 62.5% from the floor in this contest by hitting 5-of-8 (16 points). Overall, Rollins was on the court for 26 minutes.
Miami has a win-loss record of 7-4 this year. When it comes to executing on offense, the RedHawks are hitting on 44.2% from the floor, which ranks 186th in college basketball. Miami has earned 797 pts for the campaign (72.5 per game) and they collect 33.6 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 12.4 times per game (244th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 10.2 times per game. The RedHawks are committing 16.8 fouls per game while shooting 74.1% from the charity stripe. The RedHawks defensively are ranked 163rd in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 69.5. The Miami defense surrenders 33.5% on shots from beyond the arc (83 of 248) and their opposition makes 72.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 13.5 dimes and 34.8 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 216th and 158th in those defensive categories. They are able to force 13.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.3% from the field (229th in college hoops).
For their last game, the Miami RedHawks walked away with a victory by a final of 85-63 when they faced the Eastern Michigan Eagles. The RedHawks recorded 29 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 36 in this game. They stuffed 2 tries while earning 3 steals in the game. The Eagles had 22 personal fouls in the game which took the RedHawks to the charity stripe for a total of 25 shots. They were able to make 21 of the free throw tries for a clip of 84.0%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Miami converted 8 of 19 attempts (42.1%). Overall, the RedHawks ended up going 28 for 55 from the field which had them shooting 50.9%. The RedHawks allowed the Eagles to make 21 of their 63 attempts from the field which had them shooting 33.3% in this matchup. They finished 20.8% from distance by connecting on 5 out of 24 and walked away from this one shooting 16 of 19 from the free throw line (84.2%). When discussing cleaning the glass, Miami allowed Eastern Michigan to snag 30 in total (11 offensive).
Dae Dae Grant pitched in for the RedHawks in the matchup. He converted 10 of 15 in the game for a field goal percentage of 66.7%, which gave him 28 points. Grant pulled down 6 boards in his 29 minutes played and added 2 dimes for this contest. Another guy that played a role for Miami was Dalonte Brown. He accumulated 16 points in 29 minutes on the court by going 4 out of 9 shooting in this matchup. Brown walked away from this one going 44.4% from the floor while collecting 2 assists and 7 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toledo (-5)
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