Central Michigan Chippewas vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 3/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022
Location: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, OH
The Toledo Rockets (25-6) will try to defeat the Central Michigan Chippewas (7-22) at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on Thursday.
The Central Michigan Chippewas took the court against Akron and took a loss by a score of 57-56 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Chippewas ended up walking away with 20 and Akron accumulated 13 personal fouls. They also made 6 out of their 22 shots from distance. Akron shot 59.1% when shooting free throws by converting 13 of 22 attempts. Furthermore, Akron collected 29 rebounds (6 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't have a block. Akron doled out 13 dimes and had 8 steals for the contest. When discussing defense, Central Michigan allowed their opponent to shoot 38.0% from the floor on 19 of 50 shooting. They also dished out 9 assists in the game while forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and having 4 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 28 with 4 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Chippewas knocked down 12 of 13 attempts for a percentage of 92.3%. Central Michigan wrapped up the game having earned a 42.6% field goal percentage (20 of 47) and knocked down 4 of their 18 shots from 3-point land.
Harrison Henderson is one guy who was a major factor for the matchup. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the field and also dished out 2 assists. He was on the hardwood for 23 minutes and pulled down 5 rebounds. He ended up with 17 points on 4 of 8 shooting.
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Central Michigan enters this game with a win-loss record of 7-22 for the year. They are averaging 65.8 points per game (311th in D-1) while hitting 40.8% from the field. The Chippewas are connecting on 34.5% on shots from 3-point land (225 of 653) and 69.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Central Michigan is pulling in 33.0 rebounds per game and has accumulated 331 assists on the year, which ranks 305th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They turn the ball over 13.6 times per game and as a unit are committing 20.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the Chippewas are able to force 11.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.2 fouls. They are relinquishing 35.0% on shots from distance and they are ranked 336th in the nation in points per game allowed (77.1). The Chippewas are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.6% (775 of 1,698) and they surrender 38.3 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They currently rank 272nd in college basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 422 relinquished on the year.
When they last played, the Toledo Rockets got the victory with a final of 96-56 against Bowling Green. The Rockets snagged 33 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 43 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while recording 3 steals in the matchup. Bowling Green was called for 16 personal fouls for this game which got the Rockets to the free throw line for 14 attempts. They were able to bury 10 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 71.4%. Concerning shots from distance, Toledo converted 12 of 24 attempts (50.0%). When the game finished, the Rockets walked away from this one shooting 37 out of 64 from the field which had them shooting 57.8%. The Rockets permitted Bowling Green to convert 23 of 65 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 35.4% in the matchup. They went 29.2% from three-point range by shooting 7 of 24 and ended up shooting 3 out of 8 at the free throw line (37.5%). In the matter of how they rebounded, Toledo permitted Bowling Green to collect 24 in total (9 on the offensive glass).
JT Shumate pitched in for the Rockets for this game. He converted 8 out of 9 for this game giving him a rate of 88.9%, and had 6 rebounds. He earned 22 points in his 31 minutes of playing time and had 3 dimes in this matchup.
Toledo has a win-loss record of 25-6 this year. As an offense, the Rockets are shooting 48.5% from the floor, which is 15th in the country. Toledo has accumulated 2,528 points on the season (81.5 per contest) and they grab 40.6 boards per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 15.7 times per contest (33rd in college basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 10.5 times per contest. The Rockets commit 15.3 fouls every game and they connect on 76.9% from the charity stripe.
The Rockets on defense are ranked 158th in college hoops in PPG given up with 68.4. They are forcing 11.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 39.7% from the floor (23rd in college hoops). The Toledo defense allows 30.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (253 of 822) and their opposition makes 66.1% of their foul shots. They have given up 12.5 dimes and 34.8 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 173rd and 196th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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