Central Michigan Chippewas visit Toledo Rockets in college basketball clash
Central Michigan Chippewas vs Toledo Rockets Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Rockets in Toledo at Savage Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Rockets are 5-7 so far on the season, and 6-3 ATS vs. the number. The Chippewas, meanwhile, are 8-6 and 9-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Toledo go 2-4-1 and the Chippewas go 7-2 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Rockets as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 229 (Rockets) and the No. 255 (Chippewas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-67 result in favor of the Rockets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toledo's No. 160 nationally ranked offense (68.8 points per game) against a Chippewas defense that sits as the No. 252 at 69.9 PPG. The Rockets have been averaging 42.4% from the field, more than the Chippewas have managed so far this season (40.9% on average).
Defensively, Central Michigan features the nation's No. 267-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. Toledo, meanwhile, comes in at No. 172 nationally in scoring at home.
Central Michigan was a 73-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bowling Green. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Kyle Randall went off for 31 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading Central Michigan to a 73-67 win over Bowling Green on Wednesday at McGuirk Arena.
Toledo won its last outing, a 70-58 result against Kent State on January 9. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. The Golden Flashes were burned for 27 points by Rian Pearson on Wednesday as the Rockets put another game in the win column, 70-58, at Memorial Athletic Center.
Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Michigan are 5-5
After playing Bowling Green are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Western Michigan are 2-8
After playing Kent State are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Chippewas at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Central Michigan is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Central Michigan is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Central Michigan is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Toledo is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toledo's last 6 games when playing at home against Central Michigan
Toledo is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Central Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toledo's last 5 games when playing Central Michigan
Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan, Tuesday, January 15
Toledo at Western Michigan, Wednesday, January 16