Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 1/24/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-15) are traveling to Savage Arena on Tuesday where they will go up against the Toledo Rockets (14-6).
The Eastern Michigan Eagles took the court against Northern Illinois and took a loss by a final of 88-67 in their last contest. In relation to personal fouls, the Eagles finished with 16 while Northern Illinois accumulated 22 personal fouls. They converted 10 out of their 25 tries from three-point range. Northern Illinois ended up shooting 77.8% at the free throw line by burying 14 of their 18 shots. Furthermore, Northern Illinois snagged 25 rebounds (3 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Northern Illinois distributed 13 assists and had 9 steals in this game. With respect to the defense, Eastern Michigan allowed their opponent to shoot 59.3% from the floor on 32 out of 54 shooting. They also dished out 8 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and having 9 steals. Concerning getting rebounds, they compiled 27 with 9 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Eagles converted 18 of 30 shots for a percentage of 60.0%. Eastern Michigan finished the game with a 43.1% field goal percentage (22 out of 51) and converted 5 out of their 15 shots from downtown.
Noah Farrakhan is a player who was a major factor for the matchup. He notched 26 points on 10 out of 15 shooting. He saw the court for 32 minutes played and grabbed 8 boards. He finished the contest at 66.7% from the floor and dished out 1 assist.
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Eastern Michigan heads into this one with a record of 4-15 on the season. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest (173rd in the nation) while hitting 42.5% from the floor. The Eagles are hitting 31.2% on shots from downtown (117 of 375) and 74.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Eastern Michigan is pulling in 31.7 boards per contest and has totaled 178 assists this year, which is 360th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.0 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 19.8 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end of the court, the Eagles are forcing their opponents into 12.8 turnovers per game and they draw 17.5 fouls. They give up 33.9% from 3-point land and they are 360th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (81.6). The Eagles defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 49.5% (548 of 1,108) and they surrender 37.2 boards per game as a team. They are currently ranked 136th in college hoops in giving up assists with 241 conceded this year.
For their last game, the Toledo Rockets walked away with a victory by a final of 86-77 when they faced Buffalo. The Rockets were able to pull down 25 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 35 for this game. They also turned it over 11 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. Buffalo was called for 16 fouls in this matchup which got the Rockets to the free throw line for 17 tries. They were able to convert 11 of the free throws for a rate of 64.7%. With respect to three-point shots, Toledo buried 9 of 23 attempts (39.1%). Overall, the Rockets ended up shooting 33 out of 65 from the floor which gave them a rate of 50.8%. The Rockets allowed Buffalo to convert 29 out of their 62 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 46.8% in this contest. They shot 41.2% from 3-point land by shooting 7 out of 17 and ended up shooting 12 of 16 from the free throw line (75.0%). When talking about team rebounding, Toledo allowed Buffalo to snag 32 in total (10 offensive).
Rayj Dennis pitched in for the Rockets for this contest. He knocked down 10 out of 21 for the contest giving him a rate of 47.6%, and added 4 rebounds. He earned 21 points in his 35 mins of playing time and tallied 7 assists for the game.
Toledo has a mark of 14-6 this year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rockets are shooting 49.0% from the field, which has them ranked 15th in the nation. Toledo has accounted for 1,706 pts for the season (85.3 per contest) and they collect 36.1 boards per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 15.3 times per game (59th in the nation) and they lose possession via turnover 11.4 times per game. The Rockets commit 16.9 personal fouls per contest and they hit 74.0% from the charity stripe.
The Toledo defense allows 36.9% on shots from beyond the arc (170 of 461) and opponents are connecting on 76.6% of their free throw shots. They have given up 14.4 assists and 35.3 boards per game, which has them ranked 302nd and 249th in the country. The Rockets are ranked 354th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 78.8. They are forcing 13.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.8% from the field (275th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Toledo
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