Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 3/4/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Friday, March 4, 2022
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
Savage Arena is the location where the Toledo Rockets (24-6) will compete against the Bowling Green Falcons (13-17) on Friday.
The Bowling Green Falcons took the court against Ohio and walked away with a win by a score of 80-77 in their last contest. Bowling Green ended the game having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (25 of 50) and converted 8 of their 23 shots from 3-point land. At the charity stripe, the Falcons converted 22 of 29 tries for a rate of 75.9%. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they collected 34 with 6 of them being offensive. They also doled out 12 assists for this contest while creating 9 turnovers and having 6 steals. With respect to defending, Bowling Green allowed the other team to shoot 34.7% from the floor on 26 of 75 shooting. Ohio totaled 17 assists and had 10 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, Ohio collected 36 rebounds (16 offensive, 20 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Ohio ended up shooting 80.0% at the free throw line by making 12 of 15 attempts. They also buried 13 out of their 41 attempts from beyond the arc. In reference to fouls, the Falcons finished with 15 while Ohio accounted for 19 fouls.
Daeqwon Plowden is someone who was a contributor for the contest. He finished shooting 55.6% from the floor and distributed 3 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 34 minutes and snagged 6 boards. He ended up with 18 points on 5 out of 9 shooting.
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Bowling Green enters this matchup with a win-loss mark of 13-17 on the season. They average 81.1 pts per game (7th in Division 1) while hitting 43.8% from the floor. The Falcons are shooting 34.1% on shots from downtown (248 of 727) and 74.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Bowling Green is grabbing 39.1 rebounds per game and is sitting with 377 assists for the season, which ranks 189th in the country in terms of passing. They are turning it over 12.4 times per contest and as a unit they commit 17.8 fouls every game.
On defense, the Falcons are forcing 13.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.2 fouls. They are giving up 34.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 353rd in college hoops in opponents PPG (80.0). The Falcons are giving up a FG percentage of 44.3% (847 of 1,910) and they relinquish 38.1 boards per game as a group. They rank 304th in college hoops in allowing assists to their opponents with 422 surrendered for the year.
When they last played, the Toledo Rockets got the victory with a final of 92-76 when they played Buffalo. The Rockets pulled down 22 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive boards for a total of 33 in this contest. They also coughed up the ball 7 times, while earning 5 steals in this contest. Buffalo earned 14 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Rockets to the free throw line for a total of 19 shots. They were able to knock down 15 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 78.9%. In reference to shooting from downtown, Toledo knocked down 9 of their 17 attempts (52.9%). When the game finished, the Rockets went 34 out of 64 from the field which gave them a percentage of 53.1%. The Rockets allowed Buffalo to convert 32 out of their 72 attempts from the field which had them shooting 44.4% in this game. They finished shooting 34.8% from beyond the perimeter by going 8 out of 23 and finished the contest at 4 of 6 at the free throw line (66.7%). When it comes to rebounding, Toledo allowed Buffalo to collect 36 in all (14 on the offensive side).
Rayj Dennis ended up being a major contributor for the Rockets for this game. He made 7 out of 13 in this game for a field goal percentage of 53.8%, and accumulated 6 rebounds. He tallied 19 points in his 35 mins on the court and earned 6 dimes in this matchup.
Toledo has a win-loss mark of 24-6 so far this season. The Rockets are responsible for committing 15.4 personal fouls every game and they hit 77.1% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 15.4 times per contest (44th in Division 1) and they are giving up possession 10.6 times per game. Toledo has 2,432 pts this year (81.1 per game) and they pull in 40.4 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Rockets are connecting on 48.2% from the field, which ranks them 19th in the country.
The Rockets defensively are ranked 169th in the nation in points allowed per game with 68.8. They are forcing 11.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 39.9% from the field (26th in D-1). The Toledo defense gives up 30.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (246 of 798) and their opposition knocks down 66.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 12.5 assists and 35.0 boards every game, which is ranked 169th and 208th in those categories.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Bowling Green
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