Cleveland State Toledo Betting Preview
Toledo Rockets vs Cleveland State Vikings Odds
Toledo pays a visit to Cleveland State on Saturday, hoping to send the Vikings to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Wolstein Center.
The Rockets will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Vikings are 3-2 ATS. Toledo is 0-2 on the totals; Cleveland State is 1-1.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Rockets were listed as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 302 (Vikings) and the No. 218 (Rockets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-66 result in favor of the Vikings has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland State has the nation's No. 158-rated offensive output, at 69.6 PPG. The visiting Rockets defense ranks No. 288 allowing on average 72.8 PPG. The Vikings FG% has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Rockets marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.2% per game.
Defensively, Toledo features the nation's No. 251-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Cleveland State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 118 nationally in scoring at home.
Toledo was an 80-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas A&M C.C.. The Rockets used a 30-point performance from Rian Pearson to help Toledo smack Texas A&M C.C. 80-68 on Wednesday at Savage Arena.
Cleveland State won its last outing, a 69-63 result against Ball State on November 28. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Bryn Forbes scored 18 points leading the Vikings to a 69-63 victory over Ball State at Worthen Arena on Wednesday.
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 5-1
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Rockets at Vikings trends to consider:
Toledo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cleveland State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cleveland State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Toledo at Detroit, Wednesday, December 5
Cleveland State at North Carolina State, Saturday, December 8