Toledo Rockets vs Oakland Golden Grizzlies Prediction, 11/17/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toledo Rockets vs Oakland Golden Grizzlies
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Location: Athletics Center O'rena in Rochester, MI
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (1-1) are hosting the Toledo Rockets (2-0) at Athletics Center O'rena on Wednesday.
The Toledo Rockets faced off with Detroit and went home with a win by a final score of 81-73 in their last contest. Toledo finished the game with a 48.3% FG percentage (29 of 60) and knocked down 7 of their 22 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the free throw line, the Rockets converted 16 of 23 attempts for a rate of 69.6%. In the matter of rebounding, they compiled 40 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 16 assists for the matchup as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and having 5 steals. With regard to defense, Toledo allowed 42.2% from the field on 27 out of 64 shooting. Detroit dished out 12 dimes and had 3 steals for the game. On top of that, Detroit grabbed 33 boards (12 offensive, 21 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Detroit went 56.3% from the charity stripe by converting 9 of their 16 shots. They converted 10 out of their 28 tries from beyond the arc. With respect to personal fouls, the Rockets ended up finishing with 16 and Detroit totaled 20 personal fouls.
JT Shumate is a guy who was a major factor for the game. He recorded 17 points on 5 of 6 shooting. He was on the court for 33 minutes and also grabbed 11 rebounds. He ended up going 83.3% from the field and earned 1 assist.
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Toledo comes into this matchup with a win-loss record of 2-0 on the year. They are averaging 75.0 pts per contest (166th in the nation) while going 46.1% from the field. The Rockets are shooting 35.1% on 3-point shots (13 of 37) and 75.6% from the free throw line. As a unit, Toledo is grabbing 39.0 boards per contest and has accounted for 29 assists so far this season, which is 224th in the country in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 10.5 times per game and as a group are committing 15.5 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Rockets have forced 9.5 turnovers every game and they draw 17.5 fouls. They are giving up 29.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 161st in college hoops in PPG allowed (67.0). The Rockets defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 42.7% (53 of 124) and they concede 32.5 rebounds per game as a group. They are currently ranked 139th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 25 relinquished for the campaign.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies went home victorious with a score of 56-55 when they played Oklahoma State. When discussing rebounding, Oakland allowed Oklahoma State to pull down 30 overall (8 offensive). They wrapped up this game 17.6% from distance via 3 of 17 and ended up going 6 of 12 from the charity stripe (50.0%). The Golden Grizzlies permitted Oklahoma State to make 23 out of 53 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 43.4% in the matchup. Overall, the Golden Grizzlies went 20 out of 52 from the floor which had them shooting 38.5%. In relation to 3-pointers, Oakland buried 6 out of 20 tries (30.0%). They were able to convert 10 of the free throw tries for a rate of 83.3%. Oklahoma State had 11 personal fouls in the game which got the Golden Grizzlies to the charity stripe for a total of 12 attempts. They also turned the ball over 16 times, while getting 6 steals for the matchup. The Golden Grizzlies earned 22 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 30 in this matchup.
Trey Townsend ended up having an impact for the Golden Grizzlies for the matchup. He converted 5 of 9 for the matchup giving him a rate of 55.6%, and had 5 rebounds. He totaled 12 points in his 40 minutes on the hardwood and accounted for 1 assist in this game.
Oakland has a mark of 1-1 on the campaign. The Golden Grizzlies are responsible for committing 17.0 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 76.2% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 8.0 times per contest (343rd in the country) and they are giving up possession 21.5 times per game. Oakland has accumulated 109 pts on the season (54.5 per contest) and they pull in 41.5 boards per contest. As an offense, the Golden Grizzlies are shooting 36.8% from the floor, which is ranked 333rd in the nation.
The Oakland defense concedes 18.4% on 3-point attempts (7 of 38) and opponents are connecting on 53.3% of their free throw attempts. They allow 15.0 assists and 32.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 297th and 92nd in college hoops. The Golden Grizzlies defensively are ranked 53rd in Division 1 in PPG given up with 57.5. They are forcing 16.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 41.4% from the floor (185th in the nation).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oakland and under the total points
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